What does tabloid mean?

Definitions for tabloid
ˈtæb lɔɪdtabloid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow journalism, tabloid, tabnoun

    sensationalist journalism

  2. tabloid, rag, sheetnoun

    newspaper with half-size pages

Wiktionary

  1. tabloidnoun

    A newspaper having pages half the dimensions of the standard format, especially one that favours stories of a sensational nature over more serious news.

  2. tabloidadjective

    In the format of a tabloid.

  3. tabloidadjective

    Relating to a tabloid or tabloids.

    tabloid journalism

  4. Etymology: From a trademark for a medicine compressed into a tablet. See -oid.

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  1. Tabloid

    A tabloid is a newspaper with compact page size smaller than broadsheet, although there is no standard for the precise dimensions of the tabloid newspaper format. The term "tabloid journalism", which, along with the use of large pictures, tends to emphasize topics such as sensational crime stories, astrology, celebrity gossip and TV is commonly associated with tabloid sized newspapers, though some respected newspapers such as The Independent and The Times are in tabloid format, and in the United Kingdom the size is used by nearly all local newspapers. In the United States, it is commonly the format employed by alternative newspapers. Some small-format papers which claim a higher standard of journalism refer to themselves as compact newspapers instead. The tabloid newspaper format is particularly popular in the United Kingdom, where its page dimensions are roughly 430 mm × 280 mm. Larger newspapers, traditionally associated with higher-quality journalism, are often called broadsheets, and this designation often remains in common usage even if the newspaper moves to printing on smaller pages, as many have in recent years. Thus the terms tabloid and broadsheet are, in non-technical usage, today more descriptive of a newspaper's market position than its physical size.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabloid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabloid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tabloid in a Sentence

  1. Olivia Wilde:

    As for all the endless tabloid gossip and all the noise out there, I mean, the internet feeds itself, i don't feel the need to contribute. I think it's sufficiently well-nourished.

  2. Meghan Markle:

    She was getting such really relentless negative press from the British tabloid press, it doesn't surprise me at all. I think they had enough. And we saw what happened to Princess Diana. And I think the last thing that Harry wanted to happen was the exact same thing that happened to his mother. So, I think that they really gave it a good go. I mean, I was there, I read all the articles.

  3. Michael Jackson:

    Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice.

  4. Britney Spears:

    It's really sad to see that some tabloid magazines still have to manufacture ill will between Britney Spears and me, if certain journalists want to throw their integrity out the window by spreading false information, then so be it. But I'm not falling for their lies and neither should my fans or Britney's.

  5. Jodie Sweetin:

    I was attacked as a kid in the tabloids, i can’t stand tabloid magazines or even social media these days. I think anyone who goes after these kids, whether it’s how they dress, or how someone is parenting them, when they are out in public, leave them alone. That just happens to be their parents. They didn’t ask to be given all this attention. Back off or respect when the parents say, ‘Please don’t photograph my kid. Don’t put pictures of them in magazines.’ People should respect that.

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