Definition of strapline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstraplʌɪn/


A subsidiary heading or caption in a newspaper or magazine: the strapline on the front page promised ‘13 pages of dramatic pictures and eye-witness accounts’
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  • Not only that - the headlines and straplines on the intro page sound positively like an advertisement for Linux.
  • I suggested to Nigel that he change the strapline on the cover to ‘Britain's Best-Smelling Diving Magazine‘.
  • The headline is in quotes and the strapline underneath makes quite clear the paper's view

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