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strapline

/ (ˈstræpˌlaɪn) /

noun

a subheading in a newspaper or magazine article or in any advertisement

Nearby words

strap-laid, strap-oil, straphang, straphanger, strapless, strapline, strappado, strapped, strapped for, strapper, strapping
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Word Origin and History for strapline

strapline


n.

1960, in typography, from strap (n.) + line (n.). In reference to a woman's undergarments, by 1973.

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