One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A brief, attention-catching quotation, typically in a distinctive typeface, taken from the main text of an article and used as a subheading or graphic feature.
- ‘Around him swirls a text incapable of ever stiffening into sobriety, a flailing, noisy hash of jokes, cool cultural references, pull-quotes, lists and roaring italics.’
- ‘A pull-quote was reproduced in large type in a box on the Guardian's front page.’
- ‘A bold faced pull-quote emphasizes that there has been a 3 percent drop in the proportion of mothers with kids under 3 in the work place since 1997.’
- ‘Don't even get me started on the reputation hit that Newmarket is going to take on its new pull-quote driven ads for the most widely exposed movie of the decade.’
- ‘The title of the article emphasizes it, as does the single pull-quote.’
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