news·​let·​ter | \ ˈnüz-ˌle-tər How to pronounce newsletter (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsletter

: a small publication (such as a leaflet or newspaper) containing news of interest chiefly to a special group

Examples of newsletter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Read more on the Detroit Red Wings and sign up for our Red Wings newsletter. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Man advantages a disadvantage for undermanned Detroit Red Wings," 4 Jan. 2020 Click the link to confirm your subscription and begin receiving our newsletters. Karl Vick, Time, "Why the U.S. Assassination of Iranian Quds Force Leader Qasem Soleimani Has the U.S. Bracing for Retaliation," 3 Jan. 2020 This newsletter is a work in progress supported by you, our readers. Margaret Rhodes, Fortune, "The Luminaries—Past and Present—Reimagining the Modern Office," 30 Dec. 2019 Read more on autos and sign up for our autos newsletter. Mark Phelan,, "Corvette, Ranger and Telluride triumph as Free Press car, truck and SUV of the year," 29 Dec. 2019 Head to Facebook, and/or give a Twitter follow to your friendly neighborhood football guy who put together this newsletter, @jimreineking. USA TODAY, "2019 NFL season's best and worst: From Lamar Jackson's excellence to Antonio Brown's misadventures," 28 Dec. 2019 Merry Christmas from Wake Up: Our newsletter will be on hiatus tomorrow to give the staff a well-deserved rest. Emily Bamforth, cleveland, "Ohio Supreme Court will hear House Bill 6 referendum case: The Wake Up for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019," 25 Dec. 2019 Jessica Subscribe to this bi-weekly newsletter to get health news sent straight to your inbox. Jessica Seaman, The Denver Post, "Checkup Denver: Our top Colorado health stories of 2019," 23 Dec. 2019 And for the best stories delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our Reckon Women newsletter. Anna Claire Vollers |, al, "Congress considers giving federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave," 14 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of newsletter

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsletter was in 1903

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7 Jan 2020

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“Newsletter.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 20 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of newsletter

: a short written report that tells about the recent activities of an organization and that is sent to members of the organization

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