Definition of newshound in English:



  • A newspaper reporter.

    • ‘He may be out of the anchor chair, but tonight, news hound Tom Brokaw is sniffing around one of the biggest stories of all time, the Watergate scandal, for a new documentary called ‘Tom Brokaw Reports: Deep Throat, The Full Story.’’
    • ‘So here's some news for these alleged news hounds - this story isn't going to go away any time in the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘Seeing the reel-to-reel and cart machines brings back memories of my days as a radio announcer and news hound.’
    • ‘Part of being a professional news hound is knowing when to stay out of the way and let events take their course.’
    • ‘He watched the gathering of dark-suited officials, of news hounds, of curious citizens.’
    • ‘And the Internet is fast becoming the alternative route for some image hungry news hounds.’
    • ‘Pattaya City Hall was the first stop on their whirlwind tour, when at 11: 00 a.m. on May 5th, accompanied by escorts and news hounds, the Miss Thailand hopefuls were greeted by Mayor Pairat and the entire city administration.’
    • ‘I suggested that we pay a passing urchin from the township to go and count the whales for us, but the curvaceous news hound insisted that we do it ourselves.’
    • ‘They say he was too much of a news hound to appreciate the work of the arts staff and too disorganized to manage the office.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, over at Variety, they have declared war on, increasing budget and staff to strengthen Variety's position as top movie news hound.’
    • ‘In addition, Tom's is going to welcome its own undercover news hound, Scooby McKay.’
    • ‘Here's a question for international news hounds.’
    • ‘It almost gets to the point where you want to - you say to yourself, even a news hound like myself, ‘No, enough.’’
    • ‘You get to see a TV news hound swept away in mid syllable by part of a flying house as tornados wreak havoc in LA.’
    • ‘The Register is no more innocent than the rest of the news hounds in promoting Sun's ambitious but vacuous plan.’
    • ‘There are great opportunities out there for hungry news hounds - and I am hungry.’
    • ‘They do and the TV news hounds pile on to the front lawn of the dead man's family to get the reaction.’
    • ‘The news hounds are certainly getting hyped up about MRSA.’
    • ‘The news hounds must have arrived at the crash site in force, because in the background of every shot was the downed craft.’
    • ‘The interviewer was none other than Meagan, who was only in her second year as a reporter and writer, though she did have her aspirations from early on to major in journalism and become a news hound for a major national publication.’