noun

  • A large newspaper headline, especially one across the top of the front page.

    • ‘Indeed there's little sign of the war on terror here apart from lurid pictures and banner headlines on the front pages of newspapers.’
    • ‘Is this a sum worthy of front page banner headlines?’
    • ‘Meanwhile, a banner headline in a front-page report in the English-language Straits Times blared that ‘Tokyo Ignores Anger Over Visits to Shrine.’’
    • ‘And when Marci ends up in jail, a banner headline in a Jewish newspaper reads ‘Shonda!’’
    • ‘After two front page banner headlines, ‘Liberal candidate linked to drug probe’ and ‘Afkos took money from drug dealer’, Howard's office stepped in, furious with the disaster that continued to unfold.’
    • ‘However, the quality of the reporting was marred by the sensational way the banner headlines and opening paragraph were phrased.’
    • ‘She explained that a company failure or scandal which had not been anticipated was generally accompanied by banner headlines enquiring ‘where were the auditors?’’
    • ‘The EU flag went up yesterday outside government offices in many newcomer countries, and newspapers greeted membership with banner headlines.’
    • ‘Andrew Caldecott QC, for the BBC, then asked, ‘A number of newspapers had banner headlines suggesting this claim related to strategic missiles.’’
    • ‘If they link to that information, it's a strong indication that they trust it more than what they see on the cover of a magazine or in a banner headline in a newspaper.’
    • ‘The men's game with a similar result would have fetched front-page banner headlines.’
    • ‘In Seattle, where fish are obviously more important, the story was front-page banner headline news for the Times.’
    • ‘Yet, there have been front page banner headlines in just about every daily newspaper in the country almost every day since the court decision was handed down.’
    • ‘Yesterday's banner headline on the front page of the New York Post screamed ‘On the Town’ alongside a photo of Rudy and his current ‘gal pal’ Judi.’
    • ‘The CDC advisory was typically buried inside newspapers whose banner headlines dealt with the anthrax attacks, which killed just a few people.’
    • ‘The Trinidad Guardian newspaper ran the story on Sunday under a front-page banner headline.’
    • ‘In all simplicity and faith I believed such a person existed, and I believed it for many months before the newspapers threw their banner headlines at me.’
    • ‘The win received front-page banner headlines in the Times of India.’
    • ‘Amid the chaos and newspapers with banner headlines about Nkosi's deteriorating health sat Nkosi's grandmother Ruth Khumalo.’
    • ‘Right, it may be not be Normandy, but when you take a look at the front pages of the various newspapers today, the banner headlines are running day after day, bigger and bigger.’
    title, caption, legend, subtitle, subheading, wording, rubric, inscription, name, headline
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Pronunciation

banner headline