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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: subtitular
Previous Word in the Dictionary: subtilty
All Words Near: subtitle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up subtitle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More