Definitions for journalistˈdʒɜr nl ɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. journalist(noun)

    a writer for newspapers and magazines

  2. diarist, diary keeper, journalist(noun)

    someone who keeps a diary or journal


  1. Journalist(n.)

    One whose occupation is to write for any of the public news media, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or internet; also, an editorial or other professional writer for a periodical.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. journaliste.]


  1. journalist(Noun)

    The keeper of a person journal, who writes in it regularly

  2. journalist(Noun)

    One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press.

  3. journalist(Noun)

    A reporter, who professionally does living reporting on news and current events.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journalist(noun)

    one who keeps a journal or diary

  2. Journalist(noun)

    the conductor of a public journal, or one whose business it to write for a public journal; an editorial or other professional writer for a periodical

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. journaliste.]


  1. Journalist

    A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. journalist

    A newspaperman out of a job.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journalist' in Nouns Frequency: #1326

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