Definition of byline in English:


Line breaks: by¦line
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪlʌɪn


1A line in a newspaper naming the writer of an article: his byline appeared in the first issue
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  • We also think today's newspaper requires more than bylines.
  • Impressed by media since her childhood, she fancied to work with a TV channel or get her bylines published in newspapers.
  • What does the byline on a newspaper story signify?
2 (also byeline) (Chiefly in soccer) the part of the goal line to either side of the goal.
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  • In one move last week, he was cornered close to the byeline by two Bolton defenders as a high pass was floated towards him.
  • McManus raced to the byeline and cut back this time across the face of the goal.
  • He makes a dash for the byline but is dispossessed before he can get a cross in.

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