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tabloid

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adjective tab·loid \ˈta-ˌblȯid\

Definition of tabloid

  1. 1 :  compressed or condensed into small scope <tabloid criticism>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or resembling tabloids; especially :  featuring stories of violence, crime, or scandal presented in a sensational manner <tabloid television>

tab·loid·ism play \-ˌblȯi-ˌdi-zəm\ noun


Origin of tabloid

from Tabloid, a trademark


First Known Use: 1901


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tabloid

noun tab·loid

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

Full Definition of tabloid

  1. 1 :  digest, summary

  2. 2 :  a newspaper that is about half the page size of an ordinary newspaper and that contains news in condensed form and much photographic matter

Examples of tabloid

  1. She is used to seeing her name in the tabloids.



1906

First Known Use of tabloid

1906



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