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Definition of "newsprint" [news•print]

  • Inexpensive paper made from wood pulp and used chiefly for printing newspapers. Also called newspaper. (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.

Use "newsprint" in a sentence
  • "How doe the print media react when they try to imitate TV or web-pages in newsprint?"
  • "Meanwhile, the price of newsprint is skyrocketing, despite declining demand."
  • "Papers are throwing out employees almost weekly, cutting national and foreign bureaus if they have them, and slicing the actual size of the product, since newsprint is a huge cost."