newsboy newsboy

Definition(s):

  • (n) a boy who delivers newspapers

Usage(s):

  1. Borrah Minevitch was once a harmonica-playing newsboy, a Russian immigrant's son who peddled papers in Boston's Scolay Square, had Calvin Coolidge for a steady customer.
  2. Many of those hired for the job were blind, because the distribs felt that even slightly dishonest people wouldn't steal from a blind newsboy.
  3. Onetime newsboy and bootblack, he had total Manhattan realty holdings in 1928 of more than $50.

News

  1. Aston students enjoy Delco history at DCHS Museum

    As part of the Delaware County Historical Society’s Passport to History program, fourth grade students from Aston Elementary School recently visited the "Today's News: Tomorrow's History" exhibit at the Delaware County Historical Society Museum, 308 Avenue of the States, Chester, and participated in a walking tour of Chester's historic sites. Above, with a display “newsboy” are students (l-r ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Media Town Talk

  2. Kanye West on His Old Outfits: 'Yeah, Kill Self.'

    (Getty Images) You know how, occasionally, you'll suffer through the cringefest that is looking at (and possibly deleting) your old Facebook photos? Fingerless gloves, newsboy caps, suspenders, dresses over pants — all the ghosts of outfits past are there, mocking you. Kanye West is overcome with a similar feeling when he sees years-old pictures of himself. But he feels that feeling even harder ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Word of the Day
fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /