newscast

play
noun news·cast \ˈnüz-ˌkast, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newscast

  1. :  a radio or television broadcast of news

newscaster

play \ˈnüz-ˌka-stər, ˈnyüz-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of newscast

news + broadcast


First Known Use: circa 1934


NEWSCAST Defined for English Language Learners

newscast

play
noun news·cast \ˈnüz-ˌkast, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newscast for English Language Learners

  • : a radio or television program that reports the news


NEWSCAST Defined for Kids

newscast

play
noun news·cast \ˈnüz-ˌkast, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newscast for Students

  1. :  a radio or television broadcast of information on recent events



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up newscast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being altered or controlled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!