noun information about recent and important events
tidings; word; intelligence.
- they awaited news of the outcome
noun information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
- the news of my death was greatly exaggerated
noun a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary
news program; news show.
- we watch the 7 o'clock news every night
noun informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone
noun the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins
- the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial
- he is no longer news in the fashion world
From New; cf. F. nounelles
s plural in form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.
- A report of recent occurences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tindings; recent intelligence.
Evil news rides post, while good news baits.
- Something strange or newly happened.
It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.
- A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper. Obs.
There cometh a news thither with his horse.
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