Simple Definition of news
: 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
1 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>
3 : newscast
First Known Use of news
Seen and Heard
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