Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An urgent or immediate item of news.
  • n. The act or an instance of interrupting previously scheduled radio or television programming in order to report a newsworthy event or story.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an instance of news broadcasting

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

Etymologies

news + break (Wiktionary)

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