news flash

noun

Definition of news flash

  1. :  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!

Word by Word Definitions

newsplay
  1. :  a report of recent events

    :  previously unknown information

    :  something having a specified influence or effect

flashplay
  1. :  rush, dash

    :  to break forth in or like a sudden flame or flare

    :  to appear suddenly

  1. :  a sudden burst of light

    :  a movement of a flag in signaling

    :  a sudden and often brilliant burst

  1. :  flashy, showy

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of flashy people or things

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of persons considered social outcasts

  1. :  by very brief exposure to an intense altering agent (such as heat or cold)


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