listicle

noun lis·ti·cle \ ˈli-sti-kəl \

Definition of listicle

:an article consisting of a series of items presented as a list
  • Even in the well-worn format of the listicle, Ono infuses her characteristic verve into this list of 25 facts about herself.
  • —E. Alex Jung
  • I'm not a fan of listicles, but I'll stoop to link to this one on Buzzfeed because it is highly relevant to my interests: the 27 best "Breaking Bad" memes.
  • —Xeni Jardin

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