from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A performer who receives prominent billing; a star.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The headlining band or performer at a concert; the best-known and first billed band, often performing as the final act of the evening.
- n. The interior fabric covering the roof of a vehicle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a performer who receives prominent billing
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Over at Fox, the headliner is about an ACORN employee lying and cheating to use taxpayer money to rent a place for 13 year old prostitutes from Central America.
The main headliner on Thursday will be Eric Holder Jr., whose selection to be Attorney General has already sparked criticism from Senator Arlen Specter, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee.
The suede headliner is lovely, leather covers the dash, and there are even fold-down tray tables on the front seatbacks.
The headliner is the new story "In the Seams" by Andrew C. Porter.
She travels first to Las Vegas, to meet the sender of the package, and then to Paris, and along the way she learns that a headliner is not a showgirl, that her mother was a headliner, and that sometimes people can mentor you from beyond the grave … sort of.
The headliner is Woodny Turenne, a defensive back from Visalia (Calif.)
They made a great opening band, but again, someone I'd like to see in a smaller venue before the word headliner is used.
The headliner was a-glow watching one of his idols run through a mini, four-song set, content with playing hypeman and finishing rhymes as 'Mega played the role of alderman over the proceedings.
Maybe viewers can start to realize what makes a good sports event without having to have a big name headliner.
That sort of thing used to happen a lot in the olden days, when the headline and article were done by different people, and headlines had to be typeset by something called a headliner, but I can't imagine it's done that way now.
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