Meaning of NEWS in English



Pronunciation: ' nüz, ' nyüz

Function: noun plural but singular in construction

Usage: often attrib

Date: 15th century

1 a : a report of recent events b : previously unknown information <I've got news for you> c : something having a specified influence or effect <the rain was good news for lawns and gardens ― Garrison Keillor> <the virus was bad news >

2 a : material reported in a newspaper or news periodical or on a newscast b : matter that is newsworthy


– news · less \ -l ə s \ adjective

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.