OTHER WORDS FROM subtextsub·tex·tu·al, adjective
How to use subtext in a sentence
On a day when arguably the best shortstop in baseball went from one of the sport’s smallest markets to its largest — in a blockbuster, six-player trade that cranked up the volume on an eerily quiet offseason — it was the subtext that stood out.With deep pockets, grand ambition, new Mets owner swings blockbuster deal for Francisco Lindor|Dave Sheinin|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Bad behavior leads to subtexts and thought bubbles that hang over people and teams.Don’t make what’s interesting important, Ron Rivera says. Easier said than done for Washington.|Thomas M. Boswell|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Left unsaid during his recent news conference is a cultural subtext that needs to be screamed out loud.
For those who are up for it, however, the subtext that conveys the real narrative of Lee’s film – the one that charts a shared inner journey, not the external factors that surround it – is every bit as thrilling as a non-stop action blockbuster.Winslet, Ronan have seaside rendezvous in ‘Ammonite’|John Paul King|December 11, 2020|Washington Blade
Better to identify the subtexts, trust each other, then make the call — and use your veto power only as a last resort.Carolyn Hax: He worries that every day after Jan. 1 will be 420|Carolyn Hax|December 10, 2020|Washington Post