Meaning of “stringer” in the English Dictionary


"stringer" in Business English

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stringernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstrɪŋər/ us

COMMUNICATIONS someone who sends reports or does interviews for a newspaper, but who is not an employee of that newspaper:

In addition to a worldwide network of stringers, the paper has about 20 staff correspondents abroad.

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