newsbreak

noun

news·​break ˈnüz-ˌbrāk How to pronounce newsbreak (audio)
ˈnyüz-
: a newsworthy event

Examples of newsbreak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the election, every iota of news has somehow come to seem more urgent, with each newsbreak, tweet, press conference, and cable news countdown clock hurtling toward … WIRED, 25 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newsbreak was in 1936

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“Newsbreak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newsbreak. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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