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Definition of "journalist" []

  • One whose occupation is journalism. (noun)
  • One who keeps a journal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "journalist" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Guttenplan insists on treating Izzy Stone as not just a talented ­reporter — only a journalist could write so worshipfully of another ­journalist — but as a heroic figure whose dedication to the truth should shine like a beacon in dark times."
  • "Thus he reminds us that the journalist is, in the literal and derivative sense, a _journalist_, while the missionary is an eternalist."
  • "That's the term journalist Charles Seife came up with to describe deliberately misleading numbers."