\\ˈpenēəˈlīnə(r)\ noun
Etymology: from penny-a-line, adjective (from the phrase a penny a line) + -er
: a hack writer or journalist

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  • Penny-a-liner — (engl., spr. ĕ leiner), geringschätzende Bezeichnung eines Zeitungsreporters, der »einen Penny für die Zeile« erhält …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Penny-a-liner — Pen ny a lin er, n. One who furnishes matter to public journals at so much a line; a poor writer for hire; a hack writer. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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