newsy

1
[ noo-zee, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu zi, ˈnyu- /

adjective, news·i·er, news·i·est. Informal.

full of news: a nice long newsy letter.

Origin of newsy

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

Definition for newsy (2 of 2)

newsy

2
[ noo-zee, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu zi, ˈnyu- /

noun, plural news·ies. Informal.

a person who sells or distributes newspapers.

Origin of newsy

2
First recorded in 1870–75; news + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for newsy

newsy

/ (ˈnjuːzɪ) /

adjective newsier or newsiest

full of news, esp gossipy or personal newsa newsy letter
Derived Formsnewsiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsy

newsy


adj.

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

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