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subtitle

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noun sub·ti·tle \ˈsəb-ˌtī-təl\

Simple Definition of subtitle

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subtitle

  1. 1 :  a secondary or explanatory title

  2. 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

1825

First Known Use of subtitle

1825


2

subtitle

transitive verb sub·ti·tle

Definition of subtitle

  1. :  to give a subtitle to



1891

First Known Use of subtitle

1891



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