Definition of "news" []

  • Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by newspapers, periodicals, radio, or television. (noun-plural)
  • A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast. (noun-plural)
  • New information of any kind: The requirement was news to him. (noun-plural)
  • Newsworthy material: "a public figure on a scale unimaginable in America; whatever he did was news” ( James Atlas). (noun-plural)
  • Current events; important or interesting recent happenings (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Information about such events, as in the mass media (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • Interesting or important information not previously known or realized (noun)
  • A person, fashion, etc, widely reported in the mass media (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "news" in a sentence
  • "AIPAC's 'news' Reporting of Interview with ElBaradei. yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'AIPAC\'s \'news\' Reporting of Interview with ElBaradei. '"
  • "Then, I shall have news to tell, the _best of news_, I hope; and I won't need to keep anything back."
  • "Then, journals were created merely to meet the demand, and news was given as it actually occurred; whereas, now, the competition has produced a change that any one can appreciate, when it is remembered to what a _competition in news_ must infallibly lead."