Sensationalist Definition

adjective

Sensationalistic; tending to sensationalize; characterized by sensationalism (the use of exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention).

It was a sensationalist newspaper, even by tabloid standards.
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noun

One who indulges in sensational behavior or action.

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One who believes or espouses sensationalism.

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Synonyms:
  • ballyhoo artist
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Other Word Forms of Sensationalist

Noun

Singular:
sensationalist
Plural:
sensationalists

Origin of Sensationalist

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