intertitle

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

inter- + -title (as in subtitle)

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intertitle was in 1939

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“Intertitle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intertitle. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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