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[noo-zee, nyoo-]
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adjective, news·i·er, news·i·est. Informal.
  1. full of news: a nice long newsy letter.
  2. gossipy.

Origin of newsy1

First recorded in 1825–35; news + -y1
Related formsnews·i·ness, noun


[noo-zee, nyoo-]
noun, plural news·ies. Informal.
  1. a person who sells or distributes newspapers.

Origin of newsy2

First recorded in 1870–75; news + -y2
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adjective newsier or newsiest
  1. full of news, esp gossipy or personal newsa newsy letter
Derived Formsnewsiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsy


"full of news," 1832 from news (n.) + -y (2). Related: Newsily; newsiness.

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