a newspaper (now used chiefly in the names of newspapers): The Phoenix Gazette.
Chiefly British. an official government journal containing lists of government appointments and promotions, bankruptcies, etc.

verb (used with object), ga·zet·ted, ga·zet·ting.

Chiefly British. to publish, announce, or list in an official government journal.

Nearby words

  1. gaze nystagmus,
  2. gazebo,
  3. gazehound,
  4. gazelle,
  5. gazer,
  6. gazetted officer,
  7. gazetteer,
  8. gaziantep,
  9. gazillion,
  10. gazillionaire

Origin of gazette

1595–1605; < French < Italian gazzetta < Venetian gazeta, originally a coin (the price of the paper), diminutive of gaza magpie

Related formsun·ga·zet·ted, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for gazetted



  1. a newspaper or official journal
  2. (capital when part of the name of a newspaper)the Thame Gazette
British an official document containing public notices, appointments, etcAbbreviation: gaz


(tr) British to announce or report (facts or an event) in a gazette

Word Origin for gazette

C17: from French, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian dialect gazeta news-sheet costing one gazet, small copper coin, perhaps from gaza magpie, from Latin gaia, gaius jay

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Word Origin and History for gazetted
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