\ ˈnü-zē How to pronounce newsy (audio) , 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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So last Sunday in Houston, French Consul General Alexis Andres continued Bastille Day's newsy tradition by congratulating the U.S. women's national soccer team on their 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup victory at the consular residence in River Oaks. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, "VIP view: Inside the French consul general's Bastille Day cocktail party in River Oaks," 16 July 2019 For a while, newsy broadcasts like This American Life dominated the podcast world. Rebecca Farley,, "These Podcasts Will Satisfy Your Craving For Making A Murderer," 15 June 2019 In the 1990s and early 2000s, Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, and Diane Sawyer were the first stops for big, newsy profile interviews. Kate Storey, Town & Country, "Who Will Get the First MacKenzie Bezos Interview?," 10 Jan. 2019 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

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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

informal : containing or full of a lot of news

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