The definition of a subhead is a secondary heading or title in an article or book.
An example of a subhead is a research paper about African deserts with a secondary topic of the Sahara.
- the title of a subdivision of a chapter, article, etc.
- a subordinate heading or title, as of a magazine article
- The heading or title of a subdivision of a printed subject.
- A subordinate heading or title. In both senses also called subheading.