newsreel

noun news·reel \ ˈnüz-ˌrēl , ˈnyüz- \
Updated on: 1 Apr 2018

Definition of newsreel

: a short movie dealing with current events

Examples of newsreel in a Sentence

  1. old newsreels from World War II

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First Known Use of newsreel

1914

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NEWSREEL Defined for English Language Learners

newsreel

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

newsreel

noun news·reel \ ˈnüz-ˌrēl , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsreel for Students

: a short motion picture made in the past about events at that time

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