Meaning of “Fleet Street” in the English Dictionary

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"Fleet Street" in British English

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Fleet Streetnoun

uk /ˈfliːt ˌstriːt/ us /ˈfliːt ˌstriːt/

the road in London where most of Britain's national newspapers were produced in the past, often used to refer to British national newspapers in general:

He's a Fleet Street journalist.

(Definition of “Fleet Street” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Fleet Street" in Business English

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Fleet Streetnoun [ U ]

uk us

COMMUNICATIONS a street in London where many newspapers used to have their offices. Fleet Street is often used to refer to the British newspaper industry:

One of the legal companies most feared by Fleet Street began proceedings against the newspaper.

(Definition of “Fleet Street” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)