tagline

noun
tag·​line | \ ˈtag-ˌlīn How to pronounce tagline (audio) \

Definition of tagline

1 : a reiterated phrase identified with an individual, group, or product : slogan
2 : a final line (as in a play or joke) especially : one that serves to clarify a point or create a dramatic effect

Examples of tagline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yes, on its face, the meme tagline embraced by Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead in this year's Super Bowl parade would seem to reflect a burgeoning league-wide skepticism that draft picks are assets to be coveted above all else. Michael Middlehurst-schwartz, USA TODAY, 2 May 2022 That's essentially a tagline without knowing what the object is. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 15 Apr. 2022 That last bit should be a tagline for the inevitable Kao big budget action blockbuster. Mitch Wallace, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Write a movie poster tagline for the book: The Gray Man hunts down a ghost from his past. Seija Rankin, EW.com, 28 Feb. 2022 Some articles also have a tagline at the end to provide additional information on research or authorship. Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2022 That's a good tagline for Saturday's IHSAA girls basketball Class 4A championship between Noblesville and Franklin. Brian Haenchen, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Feb. 2022 Egan settled in Big Sky in 2007 for all the right reasons: With 39 lifts fanning out across 5,850 skiable acres and 4,350 feet of vertical drop, the place earns its tagline, the Biggest Skiing in America. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Feb. 2022 Egan settled in Big Sky in 2007 for all the right reasons: With 39 lifts fanning out across 5,850 skiable acres and 4,350 feet of vertical drop, the place earns its tagline, the Biggest Skiing in America. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tagline

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of tagline was in 1926

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Last Updated

14 May 2022

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“Tagline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tagline. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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