Definition of tabloid
1 : compressed or condensed into small scope <tabloid criticism>
2 : of, relating to, or resembling tabloids; especially : featuring stories of violence, crime, or scandal presented in a sensational manner <tabloid television>
tabloidismplay \-ˌblȯi-ˌdi-zəm\ noun
Origin and Etymology of tabloid
from Tabloid, a trademark
First Known Use: 1901
Simple Definition of tabloid
: a newspaper that has pages about half the size of an ordinary newspaper and that typically contains many photographs and stories about famous people and other less serious news items
Examples of tabloid in a sentence
She is used to seeing her name in the tabloids.
First Known Use of tabloid
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