Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Worthy of coverage on the front page of a newspaper.
  • transitive verb To place or report on the front page of a newspaper.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Not only was there a 1,800-word front-page story, the Post has created a special "Behind The Headlines" Web page that includes features related to the poll:

    Celebrity Cash: Charlie Sheen

  • As Bobby had so often predicted, the Jackie-Ari betrothal created a worldwide furor best characterized by a front-page headline in the Los Angeles Times: “Jackie Sells Out!”

    Bobby and Jackie

  • As Bobby had so often predicted, the Jackie-Ari betrothal created a worldwide furor best characterized by a front-page headline in the Los Angeles Times: “Jackie Sells Out!”

    Bobby and Jackie

  • As Bobby had so often predicted, the Jackie-Ari betrothal created a worldwide furor best characterized by a front-page headline in the Los Angeles Times: “Jackie Sells Out!”

    Bobby and Jackie

  • When his deception was uncovered, the NYT ran a 7,239-word front-page mea culpa, which called the affair "a low point in the 152-year history of the newspaper".

    The Guardian World News

  • "A headline like `Pen Stolen from Dorm Study Area' is a classic Onion headline," said Randazzo, referring to a front-page story from 1989.

    The Seattle Times

  • “I know you’re gonna regret this,” Falco said, referring to the front-page story.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • “I know you’re gonna regret this,” Falco said, referring to the front-page story.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • “I know you’re gonna regret this,” Falco said, referring to the front-page story.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • “I know you’re gonna regret this,” Falco said, referring to the front-page story.

    Sins of Two Fathers

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