Synonyms for headline

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEADLINE

I'd rather write one good novel than all the headline stuff in the world.

She seized the yellow journal, and threw her glance from headline to headline.

“Groan yourself,” said Mr. Mix, and put a trembling finger on the headline.

I can see the face of my friend June Travis when she reads that headline.

"Good for Lem," said Johnnie, and he handed her the paper, pointing to a headline.

On the first page his eye caught the headline "Pass Her Along."

A headline or sub-head and one line of text should not be left at the bottom of a page.

As Goggles had predicted, the thing became a headline story.

He seized the paper and his eyes took in the rest of the headline at a glance.

He opened it and his eyes fell on a headline in fat type: "A Blasphemer!"

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from head (n.) in sense "heading of a book or chapter" (c.1200) + line (n.). Originally a printers' term for the line at the top of a page containing the title and page number; used of newspapers from 1890, and transferred unthinkingly to broadcast media. Headlinese "language peculiar to headlines" is from 1927. Headlines "important news" is from 1908.

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