[hed-lahy-ner] /ˈhɛdˌlaɪ nər/
a performer whose name appears most prominently in a program or advertisement or on a marquee; star.
a performer given prominent billing; star
1891, “one who writes newspaper headlines;” 1896 as “one who stars in a performance;” from headline + -er (1).
The main or chief performer; main attraction: She was the headliner last week at the Seven Seas (1896+ Show business)
- Headline rate
noun 1. a basic rate of inflation, taxation, etc, before distorting factors have been removed: the headline rate of inflation
[hed-lahyn] /ˈhɛdˌlaɪn/ noun, Also called 1. a in a newspaper for any written material, sometimes for an illustration, to indicate subject matter, set in larger type than that of the copy and containing one or more words and lines and often several banks. 2. the largest such heading on the front page, usually at the […]
noun 1. baggage or goods arranged so as to be carried on the heads of African porters verb 2. (transitive) to convey or carry (goods) on the head
[hed-lok] /ˈhɛdˌlɒk/ noun, Wrestling. 1. a hold in which a wrestler an arm around the opponent’s . /ˈhɛdˌlɒk/ noun 1. a wrestling hold in which a wrestler locks his opponent’s head between the crook of his elbow and the side of his body