Definition of 'headline'
Video: pronunciation of 'headline'
Example sentences containing 'headline'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Remember the family spat that hit the headlines a couple of years ago? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This time the story made national headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the headline figures mask systemic failure and a stubborn reluctance to confront its more obvious causes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What a choice of headlines to read as he dips fried dough sticks in his soy milk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What a good headline on your front page. The Sun (2016)This is like just giving the headlines on the news at the beginning of the programme. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)The film has grabbed headlines for people being carried out during screenings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The story made headlines around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The headline figures on the gender pay gap are reasonably encouraging. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The problem is that more sensational weather forecasts make much better news headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She rushed into this to grab headlines and cash. The Sun (2010)The headline figures in the accounts are not pretty and neither is the detail. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For anyone in business, the headlines make grim reading. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the 30,000 levy that has hit the headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each features a fab front page headline from our first 40 years. The Sun (2009)Its headline read 'How much bad luck fits into a single football match? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I try to rustle up the main headlines from the domestic front line. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A gift from father to son also hit the headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As recent cases that have hit the headlines show, our investigators work tirelessly to bring them to justice. The Sun (2011)The stunt made headlines on the main TV news programmes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was due to headline the Birmingham show tonight and London tomorrow. The Sun (2014)I like the snappy nature of the front page headlines, it's wicked. The Sun (2009)
Trends of 'headline'
In Common Usage. headline is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'headline'
British English: headline /ˈhɛdˌlaɪn/ NOUN
A headline is the title of a newspaper story, printed in large letters at the top of it.
The headline says `New government plans'.
- American English: headline
- Arabic: عُنْوَانٌ رَئِيسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: manchete
- Chinese: 大字标题
- Croatian: naslov
- Czech: titulek novin
- Danish: overskrift
- Dutch: krantenkop
- European Spanish: titular
- Finnish: otsikko
- French: titre
- German: Schlagzeile
- Greek: τίτλος εφημερίδας
- Italian: titolo
- Japanese: 見出し
- Korean: 큰 표제
- Norwegian: overskrift
- Polish: nagłówek
- European Portuguese: cabeçalho
- Romanian: titlu
- Russian: заголовок
- Spanish: titular
- Swedish: rubrik
- Thai: หัวข่าว
- Turkish: başlık haber
- Ukrainian: заголовок
- Vietnamese: tiêu đề
British English: headline VERB
If a newspaper or magazine article is headlined a particular thing, that is the headline that introduces it.
The article was headlined 'Tell us the truth'.
Definition of headline from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.