hackette

hackette
hacketteˈ noun (slang)
A woman journalist
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  • journalist — noun Syn: reporter, correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newsman, newswoman, columnist; informal news hound, hack, hackette, stringer, journo; N.Amer.; informal newsie …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • -ette — is a suffix corresponding to an Old French form ette and is found in English (mostly from the 19c) in four types of noun, either as an active suffix or as part of a word adopted from French: 1. diminutive words, e.g. chemisette (= a small chemise …   Modern English usage

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