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Definition of headline-grabbing in English:

adjective

Attracting prominent notice in the news: a headline-grabbing tale of price-fixing headline-grabbing celebrity architects
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  • The region is likely to escape the headline-grabbing drops in property prices predicted for parts of southern England.
  • The headline-grabbing story focuses on his concerns about drug-taking, joyriding, swearing and a host of other antisocial teenage activities.
  • Some have accused the minister of majoring on headline-grabbing statements, interviews and press releases.

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