noun plural but singular in construction, often attributive \ˈnüz, ˈnyüz\

: new information or a report about something that has happened recently

: information that is reported in a newspaper, magazine, television news program, etc.

: someone or something that is exciting and in the news

Full Definition of NEWS

a :  a report of recent events
b :  previously unknown information <I've got news for you>
c :  something having a specified influence or effect <the rain was good news for lawns and gardens — Garrison Keillor> <the virus was bad news>
a :  material reported in a newspaper or news periodical or on a newscast
b :  matter that is newsworthy
:  newscast
news·less \-ləs\ adjective

First Known Use of NEWS

15th century


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