below–the–fold

adjective be·low–the–fold

Definition of below–the–fold

  1. :  located below the fold on the front page of a broadsheet newspaper He says some local stories that would have been natural Page One leads … are now given below-the-fold or inside treatment … — Joe Strupp, Editor & Publisher, 22 Oct. 2001 below-the-fold news They had already discussed how they were going to handle the Gomez trial—a below-the-fold story on the front page with a single photo. The trial was continuing tomorrow, so it didn't deserve better play yet. — Christine Barber, The Replacement Child: A Mystery, 2010

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1951

First Known Use of below–the–fold

1951


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