bad newstroublemaker, someone who causes problems Don't hire him. Everybody says he's bad news.
Bad news travels fast.
People tend to circulate bad news (accidents, illness etc.) very quickly.
An event, thing, or person which is disagreeable or an unpleasant surprise. What's the new professor like? He's all bad news to me.
break the newstell some information first He is planning to break the news to her about his transfer tomorrow.
keep up with the newskeep informed He reads the newspaper every morning in order to keep up with the news.
see bad news
; break the news
; no news is good news
A newspaper reporter. There are always a lot of newshawks following the president.
no news is good newsif there is no news there is still a chance of good news The doctor hasn't phoned. No news is good news.
No news is good news.
If the news was bad, we would hear of it. Since we have heard nothing, we can assume that all is well.