follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

newspaper

[nooz-pey-per, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos-] /ˈnuzˌpeɪ pər, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus-/
noun
1.
a publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising.
2.
a business organization publishing such a publication.
3.
a single issue or copy of such a publication.
4.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; news + paper
Related forms
newspaperdom, noun
newspaperish, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for newspaperish

newspaper

/ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə/
noun
1.
  1. a weekly or daily publication consisting of folded sheets and containing articles on the news, features, reviews, and advertisements Often shortened to paper
  2. (as modifier) a newspaper article
2.
a less common name for newsprint
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for newspaperish
newspaper
1660s, though the thing itself is much older, from news + paper.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for newspaper

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for newspaperish

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends