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Meaning of headline by Wiktionary Dictionary

headline


    Etymology

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈhɛd.laɪn/
    • Rhymes: -ɛdlaɪn

    Noun

    headline ( plural: headlines )

    1. A heading or title of an article
      The headline on today's newspaper reads "John Doe Wins Wood-Splitting Competition."
    2. ( entertainment ) The top-billed attraction
    3. ( nautical ) A headrope .

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    head line

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/11/05 20:38 UTC Version )

    Noun

    head line ( plural: head lines )

    1. ( palmistry ) A line on the palm of the hand from between the thumb and index finger moving across the palm. Supposed to indicate, by its form or position, one's mentality .

    See also

    • palmistry


Explanation of headline by Wordnet Dictionary

headline


    Verb
    1. publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

    2. provide ( a newspaper page or a story ) with a headline

    Noun
    1. the heading or caption of a newspaper article