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tabloid

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adjective tab·loid \ˈta-ˌblȯid\

Definition of tabloid

  1. 1 :  compressed or condensed into small scope <tabloid criticism>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or resembling tabloids; especially :  featuring stories of violence, crime, or scandal presented in a sensational manner <tabloid television>

tabloidism

play \-ˌblȯi-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of tabloid

from Tabloid, a trademark


First Known Use: 1901


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tabloid

noun tab·loid

Definition of tabloid

  1. 1 :  digest, summary

  2. 2 :  a newspaper that is about half the page size of an ordinary newspaper and that contains news in condensed form and much photographic matter

Examples of tabloid in a sentence

  1. She is used to seeing her name in the tabloids.

1906

First Known Use of tabloid

1906


TABLOID Defined for English Language Learners


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tabloid

noun tab·loid

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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