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headlines (ˈhɛdlaɪnz) 


plural noun

  1. See the headlines

headline (ˈhɛdˌlaɪn Pronunciation for headline



  1. Also called: head, heading
    1. a phrase at the top of a newspaper or magazine article indicating the subject of the article, usually in larger and heavier type
    2. a line at the top of a page indicating the title, page number, etc
  2. (usually plural) the main points of a television or radio news broadcast, read out before the full broadcast and summarized at the end
  3. See hit the headlines


  1. (transitive) to furnish (a story or page) with a headline
  2. to have top billing (in)


View thesaurus entry
= heading, title, caption, headline banner

Example Sentences Including 'headlines'

In the morning, light came with the newspaper headlines blaring German victories in Poland, Russian retreats.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence
Scanning its headlines , he was surprised or otherwise to find that General `Gus" Stalinbrass had been assassinated.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life
This chap called Schumacher who's making all the headlines.
Dobbs, Michael Wall Games


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