- a written report, issued periodically, typically by a business, institution, or other organization, that presents information and news to people with a specific interest in the organization or subject: our co-op’s monthly newsletter; an employee newsletter.
- a written report and analysis of the news, often providing forecasts, typically directed at a special audience, as businesspeople, and distributed to subscribers: a stock-market newsletter.
Origin of newsletter
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Examples from the Web for newsletter
Father Thomas Reese, who writes for National Catholic Reporter, said in a newsletter to journalists that the document is dull.Did the Pope Just Wink at Gay Marriage?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
June 27, 2014
It seemed to me that "Jewish" was what Jews did, and I wrote something to this effect in McGill Hillel's newsletter.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman
February 21, 2013
To stop subscribing to a Republican newsletter from Charleston.Enough With This 'Lost Cause' Nonsense
February 19, 2013
“He is in an impossible position,” says Jon Ralston, who operates an eponymous website and newsletter devoted to Nevada politics.The Gun-Control Fight Harry Reid Can’t Win
January 22, 2013
That brought a response from John Rutledge, who ran a Florida-based newsletter, The Scuttlebutt.Pearl Harbor’s Anniversary Sparks Memories of a Long-Ago Dance Contest
December 7, 2012
I should never have dreamed of describing the articles in The Belfast Newsletter as pap.The Red Hand of Ulster
George A. Birmingham
Kent's letter of March 30 follows the newsletter of March 23.
There was nothing to interest him in the newsletter, even if he read it.Child Life in Colonial Days
Alice Morse Earle
But your newsletter says, that an assay was made of the coin.Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift
Jonathan Swift and J. Bowles (John Bowles) Daly
The newsletter says nothing of the intended whipping, or of the intercession of the family of the wife of the unknown.
- Also called: news-sheet a printed periodical bulletin circulated to members of a group
- history a written or printed account of the news
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Word Origin and History for newsletter
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper