newslike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

news +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

newslike (comparative more newslike, superlative most newslike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of news or a news broadcast.
    • 1972, Agnes Domandi Langdon, Modern German literature:
      This accounts for the newslike freshness of his writings. Proof of its quality lies in the fact that some of his things can still be read today.
    • 1992, Edwin Diamond, Stephen Bates, The spot: the rise of political advertising on television
      Such newslike spots had been done occasionally before, beginning when television news became a major source of information for voters...
    • 2001, David Walsh, Kristin Parker, Monica Walsh, Dr. Dave's Cyberhood
      The newslike format is supposed to suggest we're getting something valuable, like insight into real life events. Of course, this isn't news...