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Definition of "newshound" []

  • An aggressive or energetic journalist. (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 "newshound" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Anderson is emblematic of what might be called the "Green Acres" variety of newshound, the kind who moves out from the city in this case, San Francisco only to find trouble in paradise."
  • "Prominent enough for Nixon, as Dixon, to be interviewed on TV by bitchy newshound Blanca Morales Carolina Bermudez!"
  • "Although an actor by training, Blythe is something of a newshound: her first play, 2003's Come Out Eli, was based on interviews she conducted on the streets of east London while police held gunman Eli Hall under siege."