First Known Use of tabloid
Definition of tabloid
1 : of, relating to, or resembling tabloids; especially : featuring stories of violence, crime, or scandal presented in a sensational manner tabloid television
2 : compressed or condensed into small scope tabloid criticism
tabloidismplay \-ˌblȯi-ˌdi-zəm\ noun
Examples of tabloid in a sentence
She is used to seeing her name in the tabloids.
Origin and Etymology of tabloid
from Tabloid, a trademark
First Known Use: 1902
TABLOID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tabloid for English Language Learners
: a newspaper that has pages about half the size of an ordinary newspaper and that typically contains many photographs and stories about famous people and other less serious news items
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