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gutter press

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Definition of gutter press in English:

noun

(the gutter press) chiefly British
Reporters or newspapers engaging in sensational journalism, especially accounts of the private lives of public figures: the kind of place that the gutter press likes to describe as a love nest
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  • He gave a short bitter press conference and blamed the gutter press for his downfall.
  • He was never an outstanding player, never one to generate much headlines in the tabloid gutter press, but what he did, he did outstandingly.
  • The success of the gutter press is offputting for many of those candidates possessing the most desirable of political attributes.

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