subtitle


1sub·ti·tle

noun \ˈsəb-ˌtī-təl\

: words that appear on the screen during a movie, video, or television show and that are translations of what the actors are saying

: a title that comes after the main title of a book and that often gives more information about the contents of the book

Full Definition of SUBTITLE

1
:  a secondary or explanatory title
2
:  a printed statement or fragment of dialogue appearing on the screen between the scenes of a silent motion picture or appearing as a translation at the bottom of the screen during the scenes of a motion picture or television show in a foreign language

First Known Use of SUBTITLE

1825

2subtitle

transitive verb

Definition of SUBTITLE

:  to give a subtitle to

First Known Use of SUBTITLE

1891

Rhymes with SUBTITLE

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