newsy

1
[noo-zee, nyoo-]
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Origin of newsy

1
First recorded in 1825–35; news + -y1
Related formsnews·i·ness, noun

newsy

2
[noo-zee, nyoo-]
noun, plural news·ies. Informal.
  1. a person who sells or distributes newspapers.

Origin of newsy

2
First recorded in 1870–75; news + -y2
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detailed, elaborate, informative, instructive

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British Dictionary definitions for newsy

newsy

adjective newsier or newsiest
  1. full of news, esp gossipy or personal newsa newsy letter
Derived Formsnewsiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsy
adj.

"full of news," 1832 from news (n.) + -y (2). Related: Newsily; newsiness.

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