tear sheet


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, "Dior’s Runway Was a Tribute to Protesters," 27 Feb. 2018 There is always a photo of him -- generally a tear sheet from a magazine. Chris Cillizza, CNN, "An absolutely foolproof way to get Donald Trump to like you," 27 Oct. 2017 Its sides had been plastered with tear sheets from old Reader editions. Michael Miner, Chicago Reader, "Media / News / Paranormal The mysterious case of the Chicago Reader ‘time machine’," 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of tear sheet

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Tear sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tear%20sheet. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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