newsworthy

[ nooz-wur-th ee, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌwɜr ði, ˈnyuz- /

adjective

of sufficient interest to the public or a special audience to warrant press attention or coverage.

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Origin of newsworthy

First recorded in 1930–35; news + -worthy

OTHER WORDS FROM newsworthy

news·wor·thi·ness, nounun·news·wor·thy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for newsworthy

newsworthy
/ (ˈnjuːzˌwɜːðɪ) /

adjective

sufficiently interesting to be reported in a news bulletin

Derived forms of newsworthy

newsworthiness, noun
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