news flash


: a report on an important piece of news that is given in the middle of another television or radio show
often used ironically when one is saying something that is not new or surprising
News flash! Your brother's late again!

Examples of news flash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Soon a news flash from back home — and then another — pierced the vibe. Ken Belson, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2024 This was geek heaven for Asher, who got to speak with specialists in planetary defense (news flash: no known asteroids are on track to hit Earth) and space resources (evidently ice on the moon’s polar caps is stirring up a lot of interest). Leslie Camhi, Travel + Leisure, 30 Mar. 2024 And here's another news flash: Polenta makes a great ingredient for desserts, too. Wini Moranville, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Jan. 2024 For a time, nonprofits resisted those trends, but Eshelman surprised me with a news flash. Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 All are devoted fans of milk nails which – news flash – is shaping up to be the biggest nail trend of 2023. Elle Turner, Glamour, 1 Apr. 2023 Policy news flash: Fighting crime reduces crime. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 21 Mar. 2023

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“News flash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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