Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of headline.
  • n. important news stories

Etymologies

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Examples

  • David Cameron was up campaigning in Glenrothes yesterday and the quotation which has caught all the headlines is the one relating his belief that Scotland could quite feasibly both break away from the rest of the United Kingdom and survive - which is not really admitting that much, if you think about it; in case of breakaway, Scots would be looking surely for an improvement on the present situation, not mere "survival".

    (Mis)Interpreting Cameron

  • That is where he just held a press availability, answering a lot of the questions and a lot of that pushback we heard from the Republican convention, what he called the headlines, including Sarah Palin's speech last night.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2008

  • The great headlines is which we will have come full round behind to a aged days of basically no coverage.

    No broadcasts from Section 1 finals | Varsity Insider

  • The good headlines is which when a poro parody is made, scouting shold be easy - Holly Sampson in pictures (NSFW), as good as a others too: alg_veronica_siwik_daniels

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • At the UAE Community Blog, samuraisam gives examples of how many times “dark side” has been used in headlines about Dubai over the years.

    Global Voices in English » Qatar, Dubai: Responding To British Media “Bashing”

  • The biggest problem with misleading headlines is that most people don't actually bother to read the story.

    How to Write a Misleading Headline | Managing Greatness

  • First lady says to Oprah; ‘ Girl, how much do you think they’ll say this ensemble is worth in headlines tomorrow?

    Beat 360° 10/1/09

  • While I understand that consumers gorge themselves on this garbarge (Palin headlines), do you think you could act with a little restraint and not COMPLETELY saturate your website with Palin headlines?

    Palin: 'I will forever question' Rev. Wright strategy

  • Contrast the UK tabloids and local papers, which often leave out quotation marks in headlines and look like campaign leaflets as a result.

    The "blog" of "unnecessary" quotation marks still thrives

  • Since its announcement, the crossover has garnered headlines from the New York Times, USAToday and other massive media outlets with its once-in-a-lifetime approach to the superhero crossover.

    Image United Sells Out | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

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  • JM understands these new corduroy pillows are making headlines.

    June 27, 2011