stringer

[ string-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF stringer

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRINGER

At any rate, Stringer is after him, but he's got next to nothing to go upon.

Sowerby stared hard, and Stringer scratched his chin, reflectively.

You, Stringer, appear to think that Nurse Proctor is responsible.

Stringer emptied his glass of rum, and Sowerby disposed of his stout.

Even as he spoke, a drop of rain fell upon the back of Stringer's hand.

"They didn't slip away from the wharf," cried Stringer over his shoulder.

"It's the rain that's doing it," said the man beside Stringer.

"We have got them beaten," said Stringer, a faint note of triumph in his voice.

"I've just come back from that explosion," the Carson City stringer said.

As we rolled over the "stringer" of the bridge, I was partly under the horse.

WORD ORIGIN

"newspaper correspondent paid by length of copy," 1950, probably from earlier figurative sense of "one who strings words together" (1774); agent noun from string (v.).

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