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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


  • California AG issues consumer alert over fake newspaper bills
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris issued a consumer alert Friday warning Golden State residents about fake newspaper subscription mailings, a recent scam involving several newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'
  • Former Gaddafi spokesman expelled from Egypt: state newspaper
    CAIRO (Reuters) - The former spokesman for deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been expelled from Egypt, a state newspaper said on Friday, though the spokesman disputed the report. The website of Egypt's state newspaper al-Ahram said Egyptian authorities asked Moussa Ibrahim to leave the country at the request of the Libyan government of Prime Minister A Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'
  • The Hartford Courant, the Nation’s Oldest Newspaper, Celebrates 250 Years of Continuous Publication
    Today, the Hartford Courant celebrates 250 years of continuous publication — an accomplishment no other newspaper in the United States can claim. Read more on this news related to 'Newspaper'

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