- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnjuːsˌpeɪpə/, /ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə/
- (General American) enPR: n(y)o͞oz'pāpər, IPA(key): /ˈn(j)uzˌpeɪpɚ/
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- Hyphenation: news‧pa‧per
newspaper (countable and uncountable, plural newspapers)
- (countable) A publication, usually published daily or weekly and usually printed on cheap, low-quality paper, containing news and other articles.
- 1922, P. B. M. Allan, The Book-Hunter at Home, 2nd edition, London: Philip Allan & Co., page 64:
- There is, however, one habit of reading which has become almost a social evil; and that is the habit of reading newspapers which many indulge in, morning, noon, and night.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 18, in The China Governess:
- ‘Then the father has a great fight with his terrible conscience,’ said Munday with granite seriousness. ‘Should he make a row with the police […]? Or should he say nothing about it and condone brutality for fear of appearing in the newspapers?
- (uncountable, countable) A quantity of or one of the types of paper on which newspapers are printed.
- Synonym: newsprint
- newspaper round
- online newspaper
paper on which newspapers are printed
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newspaper (third-person singular simple present newspapers, present participle newspapering, simple past and past participle newspapered)
- (transitive) To cover with newspaper.
- She newspapered one end of the room before painting the bookcase.
- (intransitive, transitive) To engage in the business of journalism
- His newspapered his way through the South on the sports beat, avoiding dry towns.
- (transitive, obsolete) To harass somebody through newspaper articles.
- He got newspapered out of public life.
- The engage in journalism sense usually appears in its gerund form, newspapering.
- The harass sense usually appears in passive constructions.