Definition of "newsmaker" []

  • One that is newsworthy. (noun)
  • A person, or sometimes a thing or event, that figures largely in news reports during a particular period (noun)

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Use "newsmaker" in a sentence
  • "Was there a faction that was pushing, for example, for Osama bin Laden as the -- maybe more aptly titled the newsmaker of the year?"
  • "November 30th, 2009 12: 33 pm ET and that is exactly what is wrong with american politics. being a "newsmaker" will get you recognized as a "leader". go ask obama, he got himself elected 'cause he did well on TV."
  • "And tonight's "newsmaker," a woman accidentally implanted with another couple's embryo."