[ nooz-flash, nyooz ]
/ ˈnuz ˌflæʃ, ˈnyuz /
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a brief dispatch sent by a wire service, usually transmitting preliminary news of an important story or development.
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Origin of news flash
First recorded in 1900–05
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How to use news flash in a sentence
And newsflash, a lot of those businesses do not pay $14 an hour or anywhere near it.Hobby Lobby: Sex, Lies, and Craft Supplies|Sally Kohn|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Newsflash for the sentimental leftists polluting my Twitter timeline with Chavez apologia: state socialism doesn't work.How Did Chavez's Socialism Treat Venezuela?|David Frum|March 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Newsflash Nard-dawg, unplanned pregnancy is sometimes a good thing.TV Does Sex Ed|Abby Haglage|October 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In case you missed the newsflash, the end of days will not be December 21 of this year.New Mayan Discovery: The World Isn’t Ending!|Vivien Marx|May 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This Just In Newsflash: I am special, and I will never be one of you!The Poetry of Charlie Sheen|Michael Solomon|March 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for news flash
/ (ˈnjuːzˌflæʃ) /
a brief item of important news, often interrupting a radio or television programme
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