1 [countable]TCNa set of large folded sheets of printed paper containing news, articles, pictures, advertisements etc which is sold daily or weekly [= paper]COLLOCATIONS COLLOCATIONS in the newspaper local/national newspaper daily/weekly/Sunday newspaper newspaper article/report newspaper reporter/editor/columnist newspaper cutting/clipping (=an article that has been cut out of a newspaper)
3 [countable]BBCTCNa company that produces a newspaper:
He works for a local newspaper.
WORD FOCUS: newspaper WORD FOCUS: newspaper the pressnewspapers in general the medianewspaper, TV, and radio tabloida newspaper that does not contain much serious news, and mainly has short articles and photographs broadsheetBritish English/quality paperAmerican Englisha newspaper that mostly contains reports about serious news journalist/reportersomeone whose job is writing articles for newspapers headlinethe title of a newspaper report, written in big letters articlea piece of writing about something in a newspaper columnan article that appears regularly in a newspaper, in which someone writes about their opinions editoriala piece of writing in which the newspaper gives its comments on recent events the front page (which has the main news stories) the back page (which has the less important news, and news about sport) the sports/television/fashion/arts etc page
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.