cover story

noun

: a story accompanying a magazine-cover illustration

Examples of cover story in a Sentence

The magazine recently did a cover story on diabetes.
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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cover story was in 1948

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“Cover story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cover%20story. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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