news·​group | \ ˈnüz-ˌgrüp How to pronounce newsgroup (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newsgroup

: an electronic message board on the Internet that is devoted to a particular topic

Examples of newsgroup in a Sentence

I posted a message to a gardening newsgroup.

Recent Examples on the Web

For example, Khabar Lahariya has newsgroups on WhatsApp where men often post blue films. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "A year on, #MeToo has lost momentum in India but we must keep the conversation going," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of newsgroup

1983, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of newsgroup

: a place on the Internet where people can talk about a particular subject by reading and leaving messages

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