newshound
noun Date: 1918 an aggressive journalist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • newshound — ☆ newshound [no͞oz′hound΄, nyo͞oz′hound΄ ] n. Slang a broadcast or newspaper reporter * * * news·hound (no͞ozʹhound , nyo͞ozʹ ) n. An aggressive or energetic journalist. * * * …   Universalium

  • newshound — ☆ newshound [no͞oz′hound΄, nyo͞oz′hound΄ ] n. Slang a broadcast or newspaper reporter …   English World dictionary

  • newshound — noun An investigative reporter. I recently received a firsthand report from an old friend mdash; John A. Keel mdash; who until last year was as skeptical a newshound as I have known …   Wiktionary

  • newshound — n. a newspaper reporter who pursues a story with the same diligence used by a bloodhound. □ If the news hounds get hold of this story, we’ll never have any peace. □ Tell that newshound that I’ll sue her if she prints that! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Newshound — newspaper reporter …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • newshound — Australian Slang newspaper reporter …   English dialects glossary

  • newshound — news|hound [ˈnju:zhaund US ˈnu:z ] n informal someone who collects information for a newspaper or news programme →↑journalist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • newshound — news|hound [ nuz,haund ] noun count INFORMAL a reporter who is always trying to discover shocking stories …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • newshound — noun (C) informal someone who writes for a newspaper and is always looking for exciting new stories but sometimes upsets people by being too eager …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • newshound — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a reporter for a newspaper, news periodical, or news agency …   Useful english dictionary

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