1A newspaper having pages half the size of those of a standard newspaper, typically popular in style and dominated by headlines, photographs, and sensational stories.
- She has even forgiven boyfriends who have sold stories about her to the tabloids.
- No matter how nice they seem, you have to be sure that the story won't end up in the tabloids.
- The broadsheets and music press picked up on them first, with the tabloids following.
1.1 [as modifier] chiefly North American Sensational in a lurid or vulgar way: they argued about who made what allegation on what tabloid TV show
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- The first obstacle to the rising star of my career in tabloid television was that we were lost.
- Chattering about tabloid trivia or television celebrity shows, he can barely conceal his lack of interest.
- In short, the market is softening, but is in no way in a crisis, slump or any other such tabloid noun you care to use.
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