in·​ter·​title | \ ˈintə(r)ˌtītᵊl, -ītᵊl \

Definition of intertitle

: a word or group of words (such as dialogue in a silent movie or information about a setting) that appear on-screen during a movie but are not part of a scene

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First Known Use of intertitle

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intertitle

inter- + -title (as in subtitle)

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“Intertitle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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