news / n(y)oōz/ • n. newly received or noteworthy information, esp. about recent or important events: I've got some good news for you. ∎ (the news) a broadcast or published report of news: he was back in the news again. ∎ (news to) inf. information not previously known to someone: this was hardly news to her. ∎ a person or thing considered interesting enough to be reported in the news: Chanel became the hottest news in fashion.PHRASES: make news become a story in the news: stolen babies make news.