Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the characteristics of a newspaper: implying flimsiness, superficiality, and inaccuracy.

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Examples

  • "newspapery" and superficial about most of his prose.

    Brief History of English and American Literature

  • I was reading a job search newspapery-zine thing at work and came across some “business etiquette” tips.

    Business etiquette. « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Why is the newspapery thing not talking to the author of “the tamarisk hunter” who has also methinks studied climate change…

    Optimistic CO2 Sci-Fi

  • I used to throw them onto the floor when I was done, watching them flutter down in a big newspapery floompf.

    Ferrett's Long Box Haul

  • Roy watched him savouring the chicken and peas; discussing the decay of falling in love, its reasons and remedies; and thought, for the hundredth time, what a splendid old boy he was; so big and breezy, nothing bookish or newspapery about him.

    Far to Seek A Romance of England and India

  • NYT Editors Choice with a limited selection of automatically updated news, features, videos, etc. laid out with a newspapery feel and offline reading capability; it's sponsored exclusively at launch by Chase Sapphire.

    mocoNews

  • The Associated Press gave him the all-too-shiny "College Basketball Player Of The Year" award, which will look all professional and newspapery next to the Naismith Trophy he also snapped up this year.

    All articles at Blogcritics

  • Details are still scant on this brand except that it will be high-end luxury but we always felt it had a newspapery vibe.

    HotelChatter -

  • oh wow.. love love love the newspapery print ones...

    psst, wanna know a secret?

  • At first glance, Ewing’s art project may not seem particularly journalistic; one Knight News Challenge judge called the project “very unKNC,” while others called it the “least newspapery” of the contest’s finalists and a “fun” idea that “probably doesn’t fit into the KNC.”

    Knight News Challenge: Building a new tool for communication across neighborhood boundaries » Nieman Journalism Lab

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  • hah!

    October 28, 2009

  • That is much too short to be a Henry James sentence.

    October 28, 2009

  • The year before, in a big newspapery house, he had found himself next her at dinner, and they had converted the intensely material hour into a feast of reason.
    --Henry James, 1892, "Nona Vincent", The English Illustrated Magazine 9: 365

    October 28, 2009