American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A publication, usually issued daily or weekly, containing current news, editorials, feature articles, and usually advertising.
- n. See newsprint.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A paper containing news; a sheet containing intelligence or reports of passing events, issued at short but regular intervals, and either sold or distributed gratis; a public print, or daily, weekly, or semi-weekly periodical, that presents the news of the day, such as the doings of political, legislative, or other public bodies, local, provincial, or national current events, items of public interest on science, religion, commerce, as well as trade, market, and money reports, advertisements and announcements, etc. Newspapers may be classed as general, devoted to the dissemination of Intelligence on a great variety of topics which are of interest to the general reader, or special, in which some particular subject, as religion, temperance, literature, law, etc., has prominence, general news occupying only a secondary place. The first English newspaper is believed to be the “Weekly News,” issued in London in 1622. The beginnings of newspapers in Germany and Italy are said to reach back to the sixteenth century, although it is often stated that the oldest newspaper is the “Frankfurter Journal,” founded in 1615. In the United states “Publick Occurrences” was started in Boston in 1690, but was suppressed; the Boston “News-Letter” followed in 1704; but the oldest existing newspaper in the country is the “New Hampshire Gazette,” founded in 1756.
- n. countable A publication, usually published daily or weekly and usually printed on cheap, low-quality paper, containing news and other articles.
- n. uncountable, countable A quantity of or one of the types of paper on which newspapers are printed.
- v. transitive To cover with newspaper.
- v. intransitive, transitive To engage in the business of journalism (usually used only in the gerund, newspapering)
- v. transitive, obsolete to harrass in newspaper articles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A sheet of paper printed and distributed, at stated intervals, for conveying intelligence of passing events, advocating opinions, etc.; a public print that circulates news, advertisements, proceedings of legislative bodies, public announcements, etc.
- n. the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher
- n. a business firm that publishes newspapers
- n. cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers
- n. a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
- news + paper (Wiktionary)
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