tear sheet

noun

Definition of tear sheet

: a sheet torn from a publication

Examples of tear sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The set for their show was covered head-to-toe in archival protest posters, feminist slogans, and tear sheets from magazines from 1968, including Bazaar, Vogue, and L’Officiel. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, 27 Feb. 2018 There is always a photo of him -- generally a tear sheet from a magazine. Chris Cillizza, CNN, 27 Oct. 2017 Its sides had been plastered with tear sheets from old Reader editions. Michael Miner, Chicago Reader, 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of tear sheet

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tear sheet was circa 1924

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“Tear sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tear%20sheet. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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