Definitions for headlineˈhɛdˌlaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. headline, newspaper headline(verb)

    the heading or caption of a newspaper article

  2. headline(verb)

    publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

  3. headline(verb)

    provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline

GCIDE

  1. Headline(n.)

    (Journalism) A title for an article in a newspaper, sometimes one line, sometimes more, set in larger and bolder type than the body of the article and indicating the subject matter or content of the article.

  2. Headline(n.)

    A similar title at the top of the newspaper indicating the most important story of the day; also, a title for an illustration or picture.

  3. headline(v. t.)

    To mention in a headline.

  4. headline(v. t.)

    To furnish with a headline (senses 1, 3, or 4).

  5. headline(v. t.)

    To publicise prominently in an advertisement.

Wiktionary

  1. headline(Noun)

    A heading or title of an article

    The headline on today's newspaper reads "John Doe Wins Wood-Splitting Competition."

  2. headline(Noun)

    The top-billed attraction

  3. headline(Verb)

    To have top billing; to be the main attraction

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headline(noun)

    the line at the head or top of a page

  2. Headline(noun)

    see Headrope

Freebase

  1. Headline

    The headline is the text at the top of a newspaper article, indicating the nature of the article below it. The large type front page headline did not come into use until the late 19th century when increased competition between newspapers led to the use of attention-getting headlines. It is sometimes termed a news hed, a deliberate misspelling that dates from production flow during hot type days, to notify the composing room that a written note from an editor concerned a headline and should not be set in type. Headlines in English often use a unique set of grammatical rules known as Headlinese.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'headline' in Nouns Frequency: #2416


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