grab (the) headlines

Definition of grab (the) headlines

:to be given much attention in the news
  • A new cancer treatment grabbed (the) headlines this week.

Word by Word Definitions

grab play
  1. : to take or seize by or as if by a sudden motion or grasp

  2. : to obtain without consideration of what is right or wrong

  3. : to take hastily

  1. : intended to be taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

  2. : taken at random

  1. : something taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

  2. : a sudden snatch

  3. : an unlawful or unethical seizure

headline play headlines
  1. : words set at the head of a passage or page to introduce or categorize

  2. : a head of a newspaper story or article usually printed in large type and giving the gist of the story or article that follows

  3. : front-page news

  1. : to provide with a headline

  2. : to publicize highly

  3. : to be engaged as a leading performer in (a show)

  1. : deserving mention in a headline : very noteworthy


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