Definition of newsreel
: a short movie dealing with current events
Examples of newsreel in a Sentence
old newsreels from World War II
Recent Examples of newsreel from the Web
The crash, seen by millions of people in newspapers and newsreels, helped end the public’s interest in traveling by airship.
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First Known Use of newsreel
NEWSREEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of newsreel for English Language Learners
: a short film that reported the news and that was shown in theaters in the past
NEWSREEL Defined for Kids
Definition of newsreel for Students
: a short motion picture made in the past about events at that time
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