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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A newspaper reporter who sends in information from the scene of an event.

Usage examples (17)
  • “The name of the legman he uses to set up his kills is Dickens.”
  • Malden's character in the program, Mike Stone, employed a legman played by Art Metrano with that name, who did various errands.
  • In a 1949 Nero Wolfe mystery, Rex Stout's narrator (and Wolfe's legman) Archie Goodwin recounts a bit of crass behavior by one of his least favorite cops.
  • Three days after Ray had been sentenced, he said he had been framed -- he was just a "" legman, '' he insisted, recruited by a mysterious drug dealer named Raoul. for more
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