Definition of newsy in US English:


adjectivenewsier, newsiest

  • Full of news, especially of a personal kind.

    ‘Susan's short, newsy letters’
    • ‘All of this translates into interesting fodder for newsy features or even hard news.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It consumes all our attention because as soon as one event begins to lose its newsy edge along comes another.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The first objective, newsy article on blogging I've seen in a mainstream paper comes from The Irish Times.’
    • ‘Five minutes tells you whether it's a newsy day or not.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But starting with the least newsy section of the news could be a good place to start.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We want to be of service to our community, to become a clearing house for newsy features of all aspects of living in Japan.’
    • ‘Now, here is the newsy part: Bangalore is all set to celebrate this big day in a big way.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Today's show is on ‘Teacher Power,’ but the first few minutes are a newsy bit, and that's when I'm on.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Her newsy notes make it clear they've been tearing up the trails in Seattle and wherever they go.’
    • ‘An uncle wrote newsy letters to his nephew at college.’
    • ‘This one, which strikes us as quite newsy, and has even appeared in a real newspaper, for example, only shows up via the newspaper.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There are new publications, as always, but basically this is a brief review article presented with a misleadingly newsy sort of flavor.’
    • ‘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.’
    instructive, instructional, illuminating, enlightening, revealing, explanatory, telling, communicative, factual
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nounPlural newsies