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headlamp | headland | headless | headlight | headlike | headline | headliner | headlinese | headlock | headlong | headman



Noun, Verb (transitive)


  •  The line at the head or top of a page.  [1913 Webster]
  •  See Headrope.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [PJC]
  •  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.  [PJC]
headlinev. t. 
  •  To mention in a headline.  [PJC]
  •  To furnish with a headline (senses 1, 3, or 4).  [PJC]
  •  To publicise prominently in an advertisement.  [PJC]


headline, n. & v.
1 a heading at the top of an article or page, esp. in a newspaper.
2 (in pl.) the most important items of news in a newspaper or broadcast news bulletin.
--v.tr. give a headline to.

hit (or make) the headlines colloq. be given prominent attention as news.



banner, banner head, be a gas, be a hit, bill, bomb, caption, dramatize, drop head, dropline, epigraph, fail, feature, flop, hanger, head, head up, heading, jump head, legend, make a hit, melodramatize, motto, mount, open, open a show, overline, premiere, present, preview, produce, put on, rubric, running head, running title, scarehead, scenarize, screamer, set the stage, spread, spreadhead, stage, star, streamer, subhead, subheading, subtitle, succeed, superscription, theatricalize, title, title page, try out




N writing, chirography, stelography, cerography, penmanship, craftmanship, quill driving, typewriting, writing, manuscript, MS, literae scriptae, these presents, stroke of the pen, dash of the pen, coupe de plume, line, headline, pen and ink, letter, uncial writing, cuneiform character, arrowhead, Ogham, Runes, hieroglyphic, contraction, Brahmi, Devanagari, Nagari, script, shorthand, stenography, brachygraphy, tachygraphy, secret writing, writing in cipher, cryptography, stenography, phonography, pasigraphy, Polygraphy, logography, copy, transcript, rescript, rough copy, fair copy, handwriting, signature, sign manual, autograph, monograph, holograph, hand, fist, calligraphy, good hand, running hand, flowing hand, cursive hand, legible hand, bold hand, cacography, griffonage, barbouillage, bad hand, cramped hand, crabbed hand, illegible hand, scribble, pattes de mouche, ill-formed letters, pothooks and hangers, stationery, pen, quill, goose quill, pencil, style, paper, foolscap, parchment, vellum, papyrus, tablet, slate, marble, pillar, table, blackboard, ink bottle, ink horn, ink pot, ink stand, ink well, typewriter, transcription, inscription, superscription, graphology, composition, authorship, cacoethes scribendi, graphoidea, graphomania, phrenoia, writer, scribe, amanuensis, scrivener, secretary, clerk, penman, copyist, transcriber, quill driver, stenographer, typewriter, typist, writer for the press, writing, written, in writing, in black and white, under one's hand, uncial, Runic, cuneiform, hieroglyphical, currente calamo, pen in hand, audacter et sincere, le style est l'homme meme, nature's noblest gift - my gray goose quill, scribendi recte sapere et principium et fons, that mighty instrument of little men, the pen became a clarion.

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