broad·​sheet | \ ˈbrȯd-ˌshēt How to pronounce broadsheet (audio) \

Definition of broadsheet

2 chiefly British : a newspaper with pages of a size larger than those of a tabloid

Examples of broadsheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sacha Baumann, who publishes the L.A. arts broadsheet Full Blede, posted Kruger’s image with an accompanying expletive. Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2022 For years, the paper, a broadsheet founded for firefighters in 1897, has been following the dual downward trajectories of the newspaper industry and the labor movement. New York Times, 7 Nov. 2021 Apple Daily, a colorful tabloid-style broadsheet-format newspaper, remained defiant. Elaine Yu, WSJ, 17 June 2021 It’s not the famous broadsheet but a handwritten version from 1777 signed by Benjamin Franklin and sent to the court of Frederick the Great. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 12 June 2021 While tabloids and broadsheets that tend to be loyal to one party such as The Sun (Conservatives) and the Daily Mirror (Labour) are expected to deliver the usual endorsements, others are issuing blistering editorials assailing both major parties. Hadas Gold, CNN, 6 Dec. 2019 The project, led by Ms. Hannah-Jones, included a broadsheet section and a podcast. Marc Tracy, New York Times, 4 May 2020 The pool includes broadcasters like the BBC and broadsheet papers like The Times of London, but the tabloids, with their huge circulations and ravenous interest in the royal family, are key members. Mark Landler, New York Times, 20 Apr. 2020 There would be the broadsheets of all the newspapers on the table every day. Kristen Baldwin,, 11 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of broadsheet

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Broadsheet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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