Meaning of news stand in English:

news stand



  • A stand or stall for the sale of newspapers.

    ‘And the news-stand nearby has doubled sales of newspapers with his picture on the front.’
    • ‘Or, once these things are widespread, you buy a small bottle of the stuff from a news-stand, or grocery shop, or wherever.’
    • ‘The Village Voice, free in Manhattan, is available at news-stands, delis, coffee shops and street corners (in a red container) on Wednesday mornings.’
    • ‘Targeted at the upper segment of society, the journal can be found in hotel lobbies and airport lounges besides news-stands and bookstores.’
    • ‘Nothing remarkable about that, of course, as browsing is what we all enjoy doing at news-stands and in bookstores.’
    • ‘In 1925, he was instrumental in founding the journal American Speech, which he hoped would be sold at corner news-stands.’
    • ‘If they are a newspaper, they can't just be available on news-stands or thrown on doorsteps.’
    • ‘And it is therefore reassuring to hear the minister stress that the publications would remain a permanent feature on our news-stands, with a complete and separate budget.’
    • ‘Magazines come and go from the news-stands with considerable frequency and, although they are launched with great fanfare, their exit is usually somewhat less public.’
    • ‘A staggering 77 percent said they were, proving that the Weekender is getting noticed on-line as well as on the news-stands.’
    • ‘And from Tuesday the last edition will now be printed 40 minutes later than before, arriving on news-stands around 4pm.’
    • ‘Next day, as I drove back to Scotland, the papers on the motorway news-stands were paying modest tribute to a modest politician of little interest to England.’
    • ‘The non-lite version of the paper sells on news-stands at the same time for 40p.’
    • ‘Forty years ago today, a paper called The Sun first hit the UK's news-stands, as chronicled here.’
    • ‘The magazine, with a circulation of almost 4 million, hits the news-stands tomorrow.’
    • ‘What readers do want is for the Listener to be easier to find on the news-stands.’
    • ‘Britain's news-stands are heaving with magazines devoted to the rough magic of being a bloke.’
    • ‘Next week will be a big one for the celebrity magazines which have come to dominate the news-stands.’
    • ‘It was only on the day of the shoot that I found out that it might actually appear on news-stands.’
    • ‘If the rumours that have found their way into Private Eye are to be believed, The Observer Music Monthly might not be much longer for the news-stand: there's a predicition that it'll be going the way of all woodpulp come March.’
    booth, stand, stall, counter, refreshments kiosk, news stand, bookstall, telephone kiosk