Dictionary.com

bulletin

[ bool-i-tn, -tin ]
/ ˈbʊl ɪ tn, -tɪn /
Save This Word!

noun

a brief account or statement, as of news or events, issued for the information of the public.
Journalism.
  1. a brief, prominently featured newspaper account, based upon information received just before the edition went to press.
  2. a similar brief account broadcast over radio or television pending further information.
a pamphlet or monograph summarizing the past achievements, existing conditions, and future plans of a corporation, educational institution, government agency, etc., especially one cataloging the classes taught at a college or university.
an official, special, or scholarly periodical, as of a learned society.

verb (used with object), bul·le·tined, bul·le·tin·ing.

to make known by a bulletin.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of bulletin

1645–55; <French, perhaps <Italian bullettino, equivalent to bullett(a) (bullabull2 + -etta-ette) + -ino-ine2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for bulletin

British Dictionary definitions for bulletin

bulletin
/ (ˈbʊlɪtɪn) /

noun

an official statement on a matter of public interest, such as the illness of a public figure
a broadcast summary of the news
a periodical publication of an association, etc

verb

(tr) to make known by bulletin

Word Origin for bulletin

C17: from French, from Italian bullettino, from bulletta, diminutive of bulla papal edict, bull ³
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK