stop press

  1. news items inserted into a newspaper after the printing has been started

  2. the space regularly left blank for this

Words Nearby stop press

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How to use stop press in a sentence

  • By screens of lighted windows, by equal gardens a shrill voice went crying, wailing: Evening Telegraph, stop press edition!

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • And also photographic views, ‘Sporting pars’ and ‘Stop-press News.’

  • "It's only a line or so in the stop-press," Jack warned her.

    Lady Lilith | Stephen McKenna
  • It is, miss, but sure they hadn't time to print the 'stop press' on it!!

  • "stop press" is the latest news, usually printed on the back of the paper.