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Definition of "newsboy" []

  • A boy who sells or delivers newspapers. (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 "newsboy" in a sentence
  • "Even the newsboy, inured to the short words of an unfriendly world, and usually quite indifferent thereto, was impressed by the asperity of the suggestion and moved somewhat hastily on."
  • "The stranger listened to the sad story; and, having finished breakfast, he called a newsboy and bought a paper."
  • "I hadn't yet lost the feeling that a newsboy was a sort of cross between an orphan and a beggar."