byline

or by-line

[ bahy-lahyn ]
/ ˈbaɪˌlaɪn /
Journalism.

noun

a printed line of text accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name.

verb (used with object), by·lined, by·lin·ing.

to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?

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Origin of byline

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; by- + line1

OTHER WORDS FROM byline

un·by·lined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for byline

by-line

noun

journalism a line under the title of a newspaper or magazine article giving the author's name
soccer another word for touchline
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