noun (usually used with a singular verb)
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Origin of news
OTHER WORDS FROM newsnewsless, adjectivenews·less·ness, noun
Words nearby news
Example sentences from the Web for news
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
Aviation experts across the world experienced severe jaw dropping at this news.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Fry had previously confirmed the news to his army of followers on Twitter.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Such statements are rare, as the Guards routinely avoid going public with news about the demise of one of their commanders.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The news came as a surprise even to fans of Gordon-Levitt, who was only photographed with McCauley for the first time last May.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anyhow, Jasper Jay began to sulk as soon as he heard the news.The Tale of Jolly Robin|Arthur Scott Bailey
On his side, Shkrullah Bay could not contain himself for joy when I gave him news of his acquaintances there in detail.Travels in Central Asia|Arminius Vmbry
About a quarter of an hour, as I say, had elapsed since I had told them the news when a loud assertive voice fell on my ear.Trafalgar|Benito Prez Galds
She received the news calmly enough to outward appearance, but a great tumult rose and died in her breast.
He conveys the news of death, and has as the insignia of office a horn, called thuththari or singam.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
British Dictionary definitions for news
noun (functioning as singular)
- the news a presentation, such as a radio broadcast, of information of this typethe news is at six
- (in combination)a newscaster
Derived forms of newsnewsless, adjective
Word Origin for news
Idioms and Phrases with news
see bad news; break the news; no news is good news.