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

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Recent Examples on the Web There would be the broadsheets of all the newspapers on the table every day. Kristen Baldwin,, "The ultimate Succession interview: Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, and Kieran Culkin talk to each other about stuff," 11 Dec. 2019 Hughes, 59, is an African American resident of the East Side who publishes a free weekly broadsheet called the San Antonio Herald News. Gilbert Garcia,, "Trump supporters stand by their man: ‘He’s a pompous, arrogant jerk,’ says one. ‘But that’s what we need now.’," 11 Oct. 2019 Mr Buchsteiner is another veteran London correspondent, for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s leading conservative broadsheet. The Economist, "In praise of British exceptionalism," 26 Sep. 2019 The broadsheet started publishing as a tabloid this week for the want of newsprint. Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post, "Nicaragua’s Ortega is strangling La Prensa, one of Latin America’s most storied newspapers," 4 Aug. 2019 In all, Weinman kept more than 2,000 yellow, brittle broadsheets, immortalizing events that changed the world. CBS News, "Former paperboy gives away decades of historic headlines," 2 July 2019 The mass resignation at Kommersant, a broadsheet owned by a billionaire with connections to the Kremlin, focused on an article last month that reported one of Russia’s most powerful politicians was to leave her post. ... Thomas Grove, WSJ, "Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row," 20 May 2019 In the Windy City, the tabloid versus broadsheet sensibility was on display, with the Chicago Sun Times turning over its front page to the story while Chicago Tribune played it in a prominent position above the fold. Joseph A. Gambardello,, "Bill Cosby guilty verdict: How the story played around the country," 27 Apr. 2018 The Observer was then a small but influential weekly broadsheet, published on salmon-pink paper by Arthur Carter, an investment banker, and edited for 15 years by the late, great Peter Kaplan. Steven Kurutz, New York Times, "It’s an It Girl! The Birth of ‘Sex and the City’," 6 June 2018

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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 3 Apr. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of broadsheet

chiefly British : a newspaper that has large pages and that usually deals with serious subjects

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