Definition of news
- gave her the good news
- I've got news for you
- the rain was good news for lawns and gardens
- —Garrison Keillor
- the virus was bad news
- The layoffs were big news in this part of the state.
- We saw it on the evening news.
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: 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
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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