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Definition of "bulletin" []

  • A brief report, especially an official statement on a matter of public interest issued for immediate publication or broadcast. (noun)
  • A brief update or summary of current news, as on television or radio or in a newspaper. (noun)
  • A periodical, especially one published by an organization or society. (noun)
  • A printed program, especially one listing the order of worship for a religious service: a church bulletin. (noun)
  • To announce or make known by bulletin. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "bulletin" in a sentence
  • "So I was rather looking forward to a bulletin from the frontline in Sofia, Deyan Enev's collection of short stories Circus Bulgaria."
  • "The injury bulletin is not perfect now but it could be worse."
  • "Ten years ago, the trend among wine writers was to talk at consumers; today, as more confident and knowledgeable consumers have blogs (as do most newspapers and magazines), the discussion is much more lateral in bulletin boards and elsewhere."