nonstory

noun non·sto·ry \ ˌnän-ˈstȯr-ē \

Definition of nonstory

plural nonstories
: something that is not a story
  • a nonstory with no clear plot
; specifically : an event or occurrence that is not newsworthy enough to be a news story
  • What had been an obscure Canadian nonstory, just another chapter in an endless saga of debate and dispute, suddenly had become world news.
  • —Guy Lawson

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First Known Use of nonstory

1967

in the meaning defined above

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