newscast

[nooz-kast, -kahst, nyooz-]

noun

a broadcast of news on radio or television.

Nearby words

  1. newsagent,
  2. newsbeat,
  3. newsboard,
  4. newsboy,
  5. newsbreak,
  6. newscaster,
  7. newsdealer,
  8. newsdesk,
  9. newsflash,
  10. newsgathering

Origin of newscast

First recorded in 1925–30; news + (broad)cast

Related formsnews·cast·er, nounnews·cast·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for newscaster

newscast

noun

a radio or television broadcast of the news
Derived Formsnewscaster, noun

Word Origin for newscast

C20: from news + (broad) cast

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Word Origin and History for newscaster

newscast

n.

1930, from news + -cast, from broadcast.

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