a printed line of text accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author’s name.
to accompany with a byline:
Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?
The Scapegoat Richard Maples
Pursuit Lester del Rey
Saboteurs on the River Mildred A. Wirt
Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt
The Enormous Room Horace Leonard Gold
Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler
(journalism) a line under the title of a newspaper or magazine article giving the author’s name
(soccer) another word for touchline
a printed line of text accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author’s name. to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous? Contemporary Examples Michael Goldfarb Doesn’t Care About Facts Ali Gharib February 24, 2013 My Friend, Roger Ebert: Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom Shales on the […]
a writer important enough to merit a byline. Contemporary Examples The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko John Schulian January 4, 2014 Sarah Palin or Danielle Steel? Michael Solomon November 16, 2009
Erroneously, as in He took my coat by mistake. [ c. 1700 ]
a secondary name; cognomen; surname. a nickname. Historical Examples Their Majesties’ Servants (Volume 1 of 3) John Doran The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays William B. Yeats The Path of the King John Buchan Consequences E. M. Delafield Sergeant York And His People Sam Cowan The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston […]