cover story

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of cover story

: a story accompanying a magazine-cover illustration

Examples of cover story in a Sentence

  1. The magazine recently did a cover story on diabetes.

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First Known Use of cover story

1948


COVER STORY Defined for English Language Learners

cover story

noun

Definition of cover story for English Language Learners

  • : an important story or article that is the main subject shown on the cover of a magazine


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