Definition of headliner in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌlīnər/


A performer or act that is the star attraction on a program and typically performs last.
Example sentences
  • While the star headliner might tour with the show, smaller parts were often cast city-by-city.
  • The audience waited for another half an hour or so after the end of the performance of the supporting act, before the headliners of the evening appeared on stage.
  • Contrary to the usual gig fodder of a support act and headliners, these legends of the indie scene have decided to do something different and head out on a joint tour.

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Syllabification: head·lin·er

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