A newspaper with a frightening headline.
- The definition of a headline is the title at the top of a newspaper article or a page in a book.
An example of a headline is the title of the day's most important news story, printed in large type.
- Headline is defined as to provide a title, or to be the lead performer.
- An example of headline is to give the day's hottest news item a title.
- An example of headline is for a famous television actor to appear in a Broadway production.
- a line at the top of a page in a book, giving the running title, page number, etc.
- ⌂ a line or lines, usually in larger type, at the top of a newspaper article, giving a short statement of its contents
- an important item of news
- to provide (a news article) with a headline
- to give (a performer or performance) featured billing or publicity
- to be the leading performer or attraction in (a variety show, popular music concert, etc.)
- The title or heading of an article, especially in a newspaper, usually set in large type.
- often headlines An important or sensational piece of news.
- A line at the head of a page or passage giving information such as the title, author, and page number.
transitive verbhead·lined, head·lin·ing, head·lines
- To supply (a page or passage) with a headline.
- a. To present or promote as a headliner: The Palace Theater headlines a magician.b. To serve as the headliner of: He headlines the bill.
(third-person singular simple present headlines, present participle headlining, simple past and past participle headlined)
- (entertainment) To have top billing; to be the main attraction