Tabloid



noun
1.
a newspaper whose pages, usually five columns wide, are about one-half the size of a standard-sized newspaper page.
2.
a newspaper this size concentrating on sensational and lurid news, usually heavily illustrated.
3.
a short form or version; condensation; synopsis; summary.
adjective
4.
compressed or condensed in or as if in a tabloid:
a tabloid article; a tabloid account of the adventure.
5.
luridly or vulgarly sensational.
noun
1.
a newspaper with pages about 30 cm (12 inches) by 40 cm (16 inches), usually characterized by an emphasis on photographs and a concise and often sensational style Compare broadsheet
2.
(modifier) designed to appeal to a mass audience or readership; sensationalist: the tabloid press, tabloid television

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    noun the language and style of writing characteristic of sensationalist tabloid journalism; also called tabloid-speak Usage Note chiefly British

  • Tabloidesque

    adjective using the language of type of content characteristic of sensationalist tabloid journalism Usage Note derogatory



  • Tabloid-speak

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