a newspaper whose pages, usually five columns wide, are about one-half the size of a standard-sized newspaper page.
a newspaper this size concentrating on sensational and lurid news, usually heavily illustrated.
a short form or version; condensation; synopsis; summary.
compressed or condensed in or as if in a tabloid:
a tabloid article; a tabloid account of the adventure.
luridly or vulgarly sensational.
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
(modifier) designed to appeal to a mass audience or readership; sensationalist: the tabloid press, tabloid television
noun the language and style of writing characteristic of sensationalist tabloid journalism; also called tabloid-speak Usage Note chiefly British
adjective using the language of type of content characteristic of sensationalist tabloid journalism Usage Note derogatory
noun See tabloidese
noun 1. (E African) a child’s word for father