Headline in a sentence

The word "headline" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of headline and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Headline

  • The line at the head or top of a page.
  • See Headrope.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To mention in a headline.
  • To furnish with a headline (senses 1, 3, or 4).
  • To publicise prominently in an advertisement.
  • the heading or caption of a newspaper article
  • publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline
  • provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline

How to use headline in a sentence. Headline pronunciation.

No day passes without newspaper headlines which "feature" some phase of the contest going on between the Government on the one hand and millions of citizens on the other; citizens who belong not to the criminal or semi-criminal classes, nor yet to the ranks of those who are indifferent or disloyal to the principles of our institutions, but who are typical Americans, decent, industrious, patriotic, law-abiding.
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Labe slowly spread open the paper; the big black headlines shrieked the crime aloud.
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Each day the triumphant headlines in the papers were big and black and also, alas, the casualty lists on the inside pages long and longer.
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She started to turn to the shipping news, but her gaze was caught by a headline on the first page, and she stood rigid, holding the paper in her shaking hands and trying to make sense of what she was reading.
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Jennie remained blissfully ignorant of his illness and did not even see the heavy-typed headlines of the announcement of his death until Bass came home that evening.
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The man reported that even when a newsboy had been sent in by him with the afternoon papers displaying in big headlines the mystery of the death of Mademoiselle Violette, they had paid no attention.
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What a relief it will be when this election is over and the newspapers print news again," I growled as I turned the first page of the Star with a mere glance at the headlines.
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The Budlongs had the pleasure of seeing the glorious news of their good fortune in big headlines in the Carthage papers.
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For answer J. Augustus Redell drew from his pocket that morning's paper and pointed to the headline of a front-page story.
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The headlines of their newspapers do not celebrate German victories, but Russian defeats.
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He remembered the headlines concerning him-front-page headlines that crowded Europe's war into second place!
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No editorial word of his disfavor appeared, but in every news article there was in the headline a cunning turn or twist, calculated to arouse prejudice against me.
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Then I think of W. W. looking at the paper and seeing the same headlines.
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Not all the devices of Tumulty for keeping alive illusions of grandeur could offset those headlines.
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I went back to Dad's computer and surfed the headlines.
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Those were the *good* headlines.
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They looked at the headline.
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She read a million newsfeeds, pulling them with a headline reader that sucked up stories as fast as they ended up on the wire.
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There was no newspaper story with bold headlines of this the most recent assault on the shores of Britain.
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That evening the papers teemed with glaring Jack-the-Strangler headlines, denouncing the brutality of the deed and complaining about the laxity of the police.
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Examples of Headline

Example #1
It is true that the individuals whom the Government hunts down by its spies, its arrests, its prosecutions, are men who make a business of breaking the Prohibition law, and most of whom would probably just as readily break other laws if money was to be made by it.
Example #2
CHAPTER VI THE LAW ENFORCERS AND THE LAW DAY after day, month after month, a distressing, a disgusting spectacle is presented to the American people in connection with the enforcement of the national Prohibition law.
Example #3
The captain flung the paper upon the desk.
Example #4
For the land sakes, Cap'n, what's gone wrong?
Example #5
August came; September-the Hindenburg Line was broken.
Example #6
Then when he was thinkin' of somethin' to answer back I walked right out and left him.