What does newspaper mean?

Definitions for newspaper
ˈnuzˌpeɪ pər, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus-news·pa·per

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word newspaper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. newspaper, paper(noun)

    a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements

    "he read his newspaper at breakfast"

  2. newspaper, paper, newspaper publisher(noun)

    a business firm that publishes newspapers

    "Murdoch owns many newspapers"

  3. newspaper, paper(noun)

    the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher

    "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"

  4. newspaper, newsprint(noun)

    cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers

    "they used bales of newspaper every day"

Wiktionary

  1. newspaper(Noun)

    A publication, usually published daily or weekly and usually printed on cheap, low-quality paper, containing news and other articles.

  2. newspaper(Noun)

    A quantity of or one of the types of paper on which newspapers are printed.

  3. newspaper(Verb)

    To cover with newspaper.

    She newspapered one end of the room before painting the bookcase.

  4. newspaper(Verb)

    To engage in the business of journalism (usually used only in the gerund, newspapering)

    He newspapered his way through the South on the sports beat, avoiding dry towms.

  5. newspaper(Verb)

    to harrass in newspaper articles.

    He was newspapered out of public life.

Wikipedia

  1. Newspaper

    A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events and is often typed in black ink with a white or gray background. Newspapers can cover a wide variety of fields such as politics, business, sports and art, and often include materials such as opinion columns, weather forecasts, reviews of local services, obituaries, birth notices, crosswords, editorial cartoons, comic strips, and advice columns. Most newspapers are businesses, and they pay their expenses with a mixture of subscription revenue, newsstand sales, and advertising revenue. The journalism organizations that publish newspapers are themselves often metonymically called newspapers. Newspapers have traditionally been published in print (usually on cheap, low-grade paper called newsprint). However, today most newspapers are also published on websites as online newspapers, and some have even abandoned their print versions entirely. Newspapers developed in the 17th century, as information sheets for businessmen. By the early 19th century, many cities in Europe, as well as North and South America, published newspapers. Some newspapers with high editorial independence, high journalism quality, and large circulation are viewed as newspapers of record.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Newspaper(noun)

    a sheet of paper printed and distributed, at stated intervals, for conveying intelligence of passing events, advocating opinions, etc.; a public print that circulates news, advertisements, proceedings of legislative bodies, public announcements, etc

Freebase

  1. Newspaper

    A newspaper is a periodical publication containing news regarding current events, informative articles, diverse features, editorials, and advertising. It usually is printed on relatively inexpensive, low-grade paper such as newsprint. By 2007, there were 6,580 daily newspapers in the world selling 395 million copies a day. The late 2000s-early 2010s global recession, combined with the rapid growth of web-based alternatives, caused a serious decline in advertising and circulation, as many papers closed or sharply retrenched operations. General-interest newspapers typically publish stories on local and national political events and personalities, crime, business, entertainment, society and sports. Most traditional papers also feature an editorial page containing editorials written by an editor and columns that express the personal opinions of writers. The newspaper is typically funded by paid subscriptions and advertising. A wide variety of material has been published in newspapers, including editorial opinions, criticism, persuasion and op-eds; obituaries; entertainment features such as crosswords, sudoku and horoscopes; weather news and forecasts; advice, food and other columns; reviews of radio, movies, television, plays and restaurants; classified ads; display ads, radio and television listings, inserts from local merchants, editorial cartoons, gag cartoons and comic strips.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'newspaper' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2083

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'newspaper' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2426

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'newspaper' in Nouns Frequency: #557

How to pronounce newspaper?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of newspaper in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of newspaper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of newspaper in a Sentence

  1. Boerge Nordestgaard:

    You need doctors to understand when there is negative media to explain to patients the benefits of using this medication outweighing the negative effects they read about in the newspaper yesterday.

  2. Harry Reid:

    Frankly, one newspaper here in Nevada kept beating up on me and I said, 'I'm not going to let the bastards beat me,' and so I decided to run a last time.

  3. Even Gori:

    A local magazine and newspaper did articles on our campaign. Folks at the library helped me create fliers with tags, like you see for garage sales.

  4. Frances Beatrix Spade:

    House of Cards, is Spade’s niece. In the same 1999 interview with the Boston Globe, Spade, who had five siblings, told the newspaper her father owned a construction company and her mother was a housewife. To say the least, Spade, who recalled times of rummaging through her mother’s jewelry drawer and wearing overalls around the house, never expected to one day become a fashion expert. When I was a kid, I didn't even know Chanel. I would have called it Channel.

  5. Mario Andrada:

    French prosecutors and the Guardian newspaper do not make any reference to the Rio 2016 candidacy, they only cite the city as to exemplify a process which, according to them, had a problem in the preliminary phase.

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