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Newspaper Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a newspaper as a physical object; "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"
  • a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
  • a business firm that publishes newspapers; "Murdoch owns many newspapers"
  • cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers; "they used bales of newspaper every day"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast" ,
  • a business firm that publishes newspapers; "Murdoch owns many newspapers" ,
  • the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher; "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper" ,
  • cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers; "they used bales of newspaper every day"

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Newspaper Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A newspaper is a publication printed on paper and issued regularly, usually once a day or once a week. It gives information and opinions about current events and news. One can buy a newspaper at a store or at a news stand. Also, newspapers can be delivered to one's home, if one subscribes to it.

Newspapers usually have a lot of topics in them. They usually include political events, crime, business, sports, and opinions. Many also include weather news. Newspapers use photographs to illustrate stories; and also often include comic strips and other entertainment, such as crosswords and horoscopes. They also often have opinion sections. The opinion sections print the opinions of people who work for the newspaper. These opinions, which are usually on stories in the news, are called editorials. Opinion sections usually also print short letters from people who read the newspaper. After being read, it can be recycled, or used for other purposes, like wrapping fish or lining birdcages. Usually people like to read them to stay informed about their local city or state.



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'Newspaper' example sentence in quotations


* There was a time when the reader of an unexciting newspaper would remark, 'How dull is the world today' Nowadays he says, 'What a dull newspaper' - Daniel J. Boorstin

* Th' newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th'ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward. - Finley Peter Dunne

* Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists. - Norman Mailer


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Newspaper Sample Sentences in News


  • Chinese Newspaper: 'The Interview' Shows Hollywood's "Senseless Cultural Arrogance"
    In an op-ed, the Global Times newspaper wonders why no one criticizes China now that the market is so big Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'
  • U.S. backed talks with ISIS over American hostage: newspaper
    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. counter-terrorism officials backed negotiations with two prominent jihadi clerics in a failed attempt to save the life of an American hostage who was later beheaded by Islamic State militants, the Guardian newspaper reported on Friday. Citing emails, the Guardian said talks with the spiritual leaders of Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ai Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'
  • Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan
    Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business. Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'

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