Definition of newsy in English:



  • Full of news, especially of a personal kind:

    ‘Susan's short, newsy letters’
    • ‘If you have anything of interest you would like to share with our readers, newsy items, birthdays, or anniversary greetings, etc., Kay Byrne would like to hear from you.’
    • ‘And we have not lived in the existence of CNN in the 22, 23 years almost, that CNN has been on the air in as newsy an environment as we are now.’
    • ‘The first objective, newsy article on blogging I've seen in a mainstream paper comes from The Irish Times.’
    • ‘Today's show is on ‘Teacher Power,’ but the first few minutes are a newsy bit, and that's when I'm on.’
    • ‘There are new publications, as always, but basically this is a brief review article presented with a misleadingly newsy sort of flavor.’
    • ‘It consumes all our attention because as soon as one event begins to lose its newsy edge along comes another.’
    • ‘Between links to sites selling organic cotton T-shirts and handbags made from reclaimed plastic bags are newsy posts - such as one on Safeway's shift to renewable energy - to guide the discriminating green consumer.’
    • ‘An uncle wrote newsy letters to his nephew at college.’
    • ‘We want to be of service to our community, to become a clearing house for newsy features of all aspects of living in Japan.’
    • ‘Her newsy notes make it clear they've been tearing up the trails in Seattle and wherever they go.’
    • ‘All of this translates into interesting fodder for newsy features or even hard news.’
    • ‘I do love my Mum and look forward to her newsy letters, but the chances of me getting Alzheimer Disease also depends on family history.’
    • ‘This one, which strikes us as quite newsy, and has even appeared in a real newspaper, for example, only shows up via the newspaper.’
    • ‘This, along with the publication of many newsy items that would not likely be published elsewhere, has certainly benefited all of us who read it.’
    • ‘Jokes today are also less visual and far more newsy than they were 40 years ago, when cartoonists could not expect news events to enter the popular consciousness quickly.’
    • ‘Also in the ‘good idea’ category, Laurie Writes comes up with great suggestion for keeping in touch with all those people you are meaning to write a good newsy email to, one of these days.’
    • ‘Five minutes tells you whether it's a newsy day or not.’
    • ‘When she could no longer write newsy notes to a long list of friends, she clipped photos out of the Montrose newspaper and sorted them into envelopes for Paul to mail.’
    • ‘But starting with the least newsy section of the news could be a good place to start.’
    • ‘Now, here is the newsy part: Bangalore is all set to celebrate this big day in a big way.’
    instructive, instructional, illuminating, enlightening, revealing, explanatory, telling, communicative, factual
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  • 1A reporter.

    • ‘He stalked across the street, ignoring the catcalls of the local newsies in regard to his clothing.’
    • ‘The other newsies had as well and were quite tickled by her comment.’
    • ‘That response satisfied the newsies, and probably solidified Capuano's helpful positioning as a pragmatic moderate in a left-heavy field.’
    • ‘It's better to let the newsies extinctify themselves on their own terms, freeing up the slot - and then pop the bubbly.’
    • ‘In the Lateline version, there is nothing political at work: Tangled Banners is a sex-filled Peyton Place with newsies.’
    • ‘Later, a spokesman for the legendary soccer player told newsies that Pele simply took off his cap, leaned forward where the gunmen could see him, and the robbery deflated instantly.’
    • ‘Take Bloggers and other newsies in North America and you could bury the other shows with ratings.’
    • ‘The Chief told newsies that the stickee, Jerry Brown, and the sticker, one Timothy Newman, had been barhopping and were more than a tiny bit anesthetized when they got into a fistfight about who-knows-what, and Jerry won.’
    • ‘But will Ireland's newsies catch on, or is blogging a foreign game?’
    • ‘We newsies seemed to have rediscovered normality.’
    • ‘And why do you think the cable newsies and entertainment hypocrites spent so much time covering this story?’
    • ‘Two hired carriages carried a delegation of newsies to Mount Olivet Cemetery on Long Island, where Charity's body was interred in a private plot.’
    • ‘Websites from Poynter, Assignment Editor, CyberJournalist and many others pulled together to help out our fellow newsies.’
    • ‘For Seattleites, the top story (at least on the radio) is local newsies reporting on their own presence at the investigation scene in Tacoma, where a tree trunk used for target practice was hauled away yesterday.’
    • ‘Journalism is becoming badly degraded, when we can hardly tell the difference between straight newsies and opinionists (like me).’
    • ‘Bill Pullman is the film's one pleasant surprise, nicely underplaying reporter and newsie advocate Bryan Denton and providing the film's few precious moments of calm.’
    • ‘It's a CNN news interview with witnesses and newsies.’
    • ‘The voters, I'll bet, would want the candidates to - and us newsies to - write about real stuff.’
    • ‘We newsies are not good at restraint on such occasions.’
  • 2A newsboy.