Definition of Journalist

1. Noun. A writer for newspapers and magazines.




2. Noun. Someone who keeps a diary or journal.
Exact synonyms: Diarist, Diary Keeper
Generic synonyms: Writer
Specialized synonyms: Pepys, Samuel Pepys
Derivative terms: Diary, Diary

Definition of Journalist

1. n. One who keeps a journal or diary.

Definition of Journalist

1. Noun. (originally) The keeper of a person journal, who writes in it regularly ¹

2. Noun. One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press. ¹

3. Noun. A reporter, who professionally does living reporting on news and current events. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Journalist

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Literary usage of Journalist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Contemporary Review (1893)
"For a journalist's satisfactions are always negative; they are always troubled by the hostility which he has aroused against himself. ..."

2. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"An American journalist, of Atlanta, Ga. Smart, Mrs. Anna Maria, 1732-1809. ... An American journalist, of New York City. Smith, Charles Manby. ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1887)
"The journalist deals with the questions of the day; his knowledge must be on the tip of his tongue, or rather, at the point of his pen,— ready for use at ..."

4. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1887)
"25, 86 y. ; the senior journalist in the State. LANC. ... 63 y. ; Irish and Scotch journalist. Ross, John Wilson; London, May—,68 y. ; contributor to the ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"An English novelist and journalist; born at Southgate, England, in 1852. ... An American author and journalist; born in Margaretville, NY, April 27, 1861. ..."

6. The Catholic Spirit in Modern English Literature by George Nauman Shuster (1922)
"IN these days we are so accustomed to the melancholy remark that the journalist is making the library obsolete that we often overlook his really stupendous ..."

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