front-page

adjective
\ ˈfrənt-ˈpāj How to pronounce front-page (audio) \

Definition of front-page

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: printed on the front page of a newspaper also : very newsworthy

front-page

verb
front-paged; front-paging; front-pages

Definition of front-page (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to print or report on the front page

First Known Use of front-page

Adjective

1917, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1929, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about front-page

Statistics for front-page

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for front-page

The first known use of front-page was in 1917

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for front-page

front-page

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of front-page

: printed on the front page of a newspaper
: very important

More from Merriam-Webster on front-page

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with front-page

Nglish: Translation of front-page for Spanish Speakers

Comments on front-page

What made you want to look up front-page? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

providing supplementary assistance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!