\ ˈnü-zē, ˈnyü-\
newsier; newsiest

Definition of newsy

1 : containing or filled with news newsy letters

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Other Words from newsy

newsiness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for newsy


chattery, chatty, colloquial, conversational, dishy, gossipy


bookish, literary

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Examples of newsy in a Sentence

I got a long newsy letter from her. a newsy TV program covering the local scene

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Sure, newsy things will be discussed — after all, the show is bred out of a morning news program. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Sounds Like 'GMA Day' With Sara Haines and Michael Strahan Is Going to Be Pretty Wild," 10 Sep. 2018 There may be a newsy angle too: Statues of Marvel and DC heroes in the same airspace. Dewayne Bevil,, "Orlando Science Center: 'Hall of Heroes' sandwiches in education, nostalgia," 1 June 2018 Last week, Baier conducted a newsy interview with Trump's chief of staff, General John Kelly, that reportedly prompted a strong reaction from the president. Jeremy Barr, The Hollywood Reporter, "Fox News' Bret Baier Says Trump Has Personally Promised Him an Interview," 23 Jan. 2018 One of the newsiest sessions of this year’s MPW International Summit came yesterday afternoon, when U.S ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison took the stage. Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune, "Paul Marciano, Fortune MPW, North Korea: Broadsheet June 13," 13 June 2018 But, as with all newsy events, there’ll be coverage of preparations and guests arriving hours before the service begins. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding," 24 Apr. 2018 Tenet’s book, though, contained many other newsy threads. Ian Shapira, Washington Post, "Before James Comey’s stunning memoir, there was George Tenet’s remarkable tell-all," 15 Apr. 2018 From our friends at The Short List, USA TODAY's newsiest newsletter: The Supreme Court's oral arguments Wednesday indicated the justices might uphold President Trump's travel ban on five predominantly Muslim countries. Josh Hafner, USA TODAY, "OnPolitics Today: Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, will plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels case," 25 Apr. 2018 Through its recipes, profiles of chefs, reviews of marijuana strains, and newsy pieces about the hurdles to national legalization, Kitchen Toke demystifies weed as a stoner staple. Steve Heisler, Chicago Reader, "Cooking / Food & Drink / The Reefer / Weed Week Chicago-based Kitchen Toke, the first zine devoted to cooking with weed, preaches the green word," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of newsy

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of newsy

: containing or full of a lot of news

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tremendous in size, volume, or degree

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