newsmonger newsmonger

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others

Usage(s):

  1. When an old mustached rascal startled a credulous world by asserting that he had discovered the North Pole, Philip Gibbs, then a sharp-witted newsmonger, investigated.
  2. Tillman is a newsmonger, whose disagreeable imposture does not prevent his comic confrere from getting the real scoop on the squealer mystery.
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