headlinenoun [ C ]uk /ˈhed.laɪn/ us /ˈhed.laɪn/
the eight o'clock headlines
- It seems that people can't resist titillating headlines, especially if they concern the Royal family.
- The story was seized on by the tabloid press, who printed it under huge headlines.
- 'I bonked the prince, says sexy Sarah' declared the newspaper headline.
- The headline read 'Judge raps police'.
- The newspaper headline was 'Vicar Caught In Sex Romp'.