ˈnü-zē How to pronounce newsy (audio)
newsier; newsiest
: containing or filled with news
newsy letters
newsiness noun

Example Sentences

I got a long newsy letter from her. a newsy TV program covering the local scene
Recent Examples on the Web Tuesday was clearly newsier than Trump’s travels the day before, but much of the coverage consisted of waiting for such fleeting moments. David Bauder, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2023 Moreover, Democrats still had to make regular appearances on Fox—at least the newsier parts of it—a fact that caused many to tamp down their criticism. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 3 Mar. 2023 An offshoot of the HBO show, the segments feature Maher and his panel of guests continuing to discuss newsy topics. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Jan. 2023 The result is not a lot of newsy nuggets about, for example, the messy withdrawal from Afghanistan. John Gans, New York Times, 18 Jan. 2023 Happiest of holidays from The Wake Up, with hope for a newsy New Year! Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, 21 Dec. 2022 The data on tap may be newsy (our least-favorite politician’s latest gaffe), factual (our favorite actor’s filmography), social (the number of upvotes our selfie scored) or just plain fun (that video of the aardvark on a bobsled). Kenneth Miller, Discover Magazine, 20 Apr. 2020 Radar is a weekly roundup of newsy morsels and trivial bites of attractions info. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 27 Apr. 2022 In 2022, our social media team began asking our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram audiences questions many mornings, sometimes on newsy topics but also looking for light-hearted conversation. Jane Morice |, cleveland, 26 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of newsy was in 1825

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Cite this Entry

“Newsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition


newsier; newsiest
: filled with news
especially : chatty sense 2
a newsy letter

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