newscrawl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

news +‎ crawl

Noun[edit]

newscrawl (usually uncountable, plural newscrawls)

  1. Alternative form of news crawl.
    • 1997, Steve Perry, Ed Solomon, Men in Black, page 182:
      Jay looked at a clock, then at a newscrawl on a building ticker.
    • 2007, Brendan DuBois, Twilight, page 12
      ...my eyes couldn't focus on the newscrawl at the bottom of the screen...
    • 2007, Broadcasting & Cable, volume 137, number 27-34: 
      But when the show satirized Fox News Channel — specifically, its often sensationalist newscrawl — Groening says they got spanked and are “forbidden” from taking further swipes at the network

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