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newsy1

[noo-zee, nyoo-] /ˈnu zi, ˈnyu-/
adjective, newsier, newsiest. Informal.
1.
full of news:
a nice long newsy letter.
2.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; news + -y1
Related forms
newsiness, noun

newsy2

[noo-zee, nyoo-] /ˈnu zi, ˈnyu-/
noun, plural newsies. Informal.
1.
a person who sells or distributes newspapers.
Origin
1870-75; news + -y2
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Examples from the web for newsy
  • That's not to say all of this year's newsy viral videos were quite so heavy.
  • Anxious to put in something newsy, he started writing leaders-introducing opinion among the facts.
  • Publishers often follow a newsy calendar that does not allow sufficient time for the original investigatory work required.
  • We seem to have a shortage of newsy tidbits this month.
British Dictionary definitions for newsy

newsy

/ˈnjuːzɪ/
adjective newsier, newsiest
1.
full of news, esp gossipy or personal news: a newsy letter
Derived Forms
newsiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsy
adj.

"full of news," 1832 from news (n.) + -y (2). Related: Newsily; newsiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for newsy

newsy

adjective

Containing or offering a lot of news: her newsy Christmas cards


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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