war correspondent


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war correspondent

n.
A journalist, reporter, or commentator assigned to report directly from a war or combat zone.

war correspondent

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action

war′ correspond`ent


n.
a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman, correspondent - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
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war correspondent

ncorrispondente m/f di guerra

war

(woː) noun
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations. Their leader has declared war on Britain; The larger army will win the war; the horrors of war; (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
verbpast tense, past participle warred
to fight. The two countries have been warring constantly for generations.
ˈwarlike adjective
(negative unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war. a warlike nation.
ˈwarrior (ˈwo-) noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies. The chief of the tribe called his warriors together; (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting.
ˈwar-cryplural ˈwar-cries noun
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers. `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
ˈwar-dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war.
ˈwarfare noun
fighting, as in a war. He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
ˈwarhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc. nuclear warheads.
ˈwarhorse noun
a horse used in battle.
ˈwarlord noun
a very powerful military leader.
ˈwarmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons.
ˈwarpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle.
ˈwarship noun
a ship used in war or defence.
ˈwartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war. There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime; (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting. That game of chess was a war of nerves.
References in classic literature ?
You're not taking me for a war correspondent, by any chance, are you?
Already one seemed to see the clothes and habits of civilization falling away from him, the former to be replaced by the stern, unlovely outfit of the war correspondent who plays the game.
He had gone through South American revolutions, been a Rough Rider in Cuba, a scout in South Africa, a war correspondent in the Russo-Japanese war.
Often in my dreams have I thought that I might live to be a war correspondent.
I am serving here as war correspondent of one of our great English newspapers.
I used to see your photograph in the papers all the time you were war correspondent in the Japanese-Russian War.
and I am very sorry to trouble you," she concluded the statement of her case to Max Irwin, famous war correspondent and veteran journalist.
As Associated Press war correspondent Ruth Cowan described it, "A woman's angle would be covering nurses, covering hospitalization, covering whatever civilian things would carry over into the military, covering the food, but not covering the fighting, the battles.
Victor Grayson was a war correspondent, an Anzac soldier, a politician, a suffragette supporter, a bankrupt, an alcoholic, a recruitment agent for the war in New Zealand and Australia and a Colne Valley political hero.
The war correspondent for the team of the war media cell Tahsin Ali Abbas al-Saadi was killed yesterday while covering Fallujah liberation battles .
Synopsis: In 1965, Wisconsin native Georgette "Dickey" Chapelle became the first female American war correspondent to be killed in action.
Drawn from the collection of her work at the Wisconsin Historical Society, this volume presents the photos of American war correspondent Dickey Chappelle, who was killed by shrapnel while covering combat in 1965 on patrol with the US Marines in Vietnam.