newsmonger

newsmonger
Synonyms and related words:
a tale-bearing animal, adviser, announcer, annunciator, authority, busybody, channel, communicant, communicator, enlightener, expert witness, gossip, gossip columnist, gossiper, gossipmonger, grapevine, informant, information center, information medium, informer, interviewee, monitor, mouthpiece, newspaperman, notifier, press, public relations officer, publisher, quidnunc, radio, reporter, rumormonger, scandalmonger, source, spokesman, tabby, talebearer, taleteller, tattler, tattletale, television, teller, telltale, tipster, tittle-tattler, tout, witness, yenta

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  • Newsmonger — News mon ger, n. One who deals in news; one who is active in hearing and telling news. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • newsmonger — [no͞oz′muŋ΄gər, nyo͞oz′muŋ΄gər, no͞oz′mäŋ΄gər, nyo͞oz′mäŋ΄gər] n. a person who spreads news; esp., a gossip; tattler …   English World dictionary

  • newsmonger — noun Date: 1592 a person who is active in gathering and repeating news; especially gossip …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • newsmonger — /noohz mung geuhr, mong , nyoohz /, n. a person who spreads gossip or idle talk; a gossip or gossipmonger. [1590 1600; NEWS + MONGER] * * * …   Universalium

  • newsmonger — noun a) gossiper b) journalist …   Wiktionary

  • newsmonger — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gossip, gossipmonger, scandalmonger, busybody; see gossip 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others: blab, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, scandalmonger, tabby,… …   English dictionary for students

  • newsmonger — n. Quidnunc, gossip, tale bearer mumble news …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • newsmonger — n gossip, gossipmonger, rumor monger, scandalmonger, dirt dealer, Inf. hatchet man; busybody, quidnunc, Sl. yenta; talebearer, telltale, tattler, tattletale, tittle tattler …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • newsmonger — news•mon•ger [[t]ˈnuzˌmʌŋ gər, ˌmɒŋ , ˈnyuz [/t]] n. a person who spreads gossip or idle talk; a gossip or gossipmonger • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • newsmonger — /ˈnjuzmʌŋgə/ (say nyoohzmungguh) noun a spreader of news by oral or written means, especially a gossip. {news + monger} …  

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