non-news

noun
\ ˌnän-ˈn(y)üz How to pronounce non-news (audio) \

Definition of non-news

: communication, information, or entertainment that is not news or not newsworthy … the airwaves will be jammed with news and non-news of the most hair-raising presidential derby on record.— Jennifer Harper often used before another noun non-news programsa non-news event

First Known Use of non-news

1902, in the meaning defined above

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