Definition of newsboy in English:

newsboy

Syllabification: news·boy
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌboi
 
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noun

  • A boy who sells or delivers newspapers.
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    • The Tsarist authorities raided Pravda's premises, confiscated issues, imposed fines, arrested editors and harassed the newsboys selling the paper.
    • More than 100 years ago, unionized newsboys in New York City waged a successful strike against newspaper barons Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst.
    • Bennett was a newsboy and gofer for journalists.

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