News Definition

no͝oz, nyo͝oz
Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by means of newspapers, websites, radio, television, and other forms of media.
American Heritage
New information about anything; information previously unknown.
Webster's New World
A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast.
Watched the evening news.
American Heritage
Reports, collectively, of recent happenings, esp. those broadcast over radio or TV, printed in a newspaper, etc.
Webster's New World
New information of any kind.
The requirement was news to him.
American Heritage

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to News

Origin of News

  • Middle English newes new things, tidings pl. of newe new thing, new new

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English newes, newys (“new things"), equivalent to new (noun) +"Ž -s.

    From Wiktionary


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