Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. legmen
- a news reporter who gathers information at the scene of events or at various sources, usually transmitting it to an office or news room for editing
- a person who runs errands or gathers information to assist someone in an office
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A reporter whose job is to gather information at the scene of an event or by visiting various news sources.
- An assistant, as in an office, who performs tasks such as gathering information or running errands especially outside the workplace.