- the text of dialogue, speeches, operas, etc., translated into another language and projected on the lower part of the screen.
- (in silent motion pictures) a title or caption.
verb (used with object), sub·ti·tled, sub·ti·tling.
Origin of subtitle
Examples from the Web for subtitle
He answers in the subtitle: “Probably not—and government should stop bribing people to stay there.”
The book is not, as the subtitle maternally suggests, about “Protecting the Heart of Christmas.”Sarah Palin Serves Up a Healthy Serving of Venom in Her Christmas Book|Michelle Cottle|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Its subtitle: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart.
The disconnect points ironically to the subtitle of this book and the concept of liberalism.
The subtitle says it all: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students Its Intended to Help and Why Universities Won't Admit It.Affirmative Action: Who Does it Help, Who Does it Hurt?|Megan McArdle|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Page A-4, subtitle of "Prisoners of Fortune" small-capped to match rest of usage in text.Jose: Our Little Portuguese Cousin|Edith A. (Edith Augusta) Sawyer
It is pragmatism as method which is emphasized, I take it, in the subtitle, "a new name for some old ways of thinking."Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
The dateline of each letter, which is right justified in the original, is here presented as a subtitle to each header.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
Subtitle, sub′tī-tl, n. an additional or second title to a book, a half-title.
But your subtitle introducing the restaurant sequence later on says 'Tea at the Ritz.'Linda Lee, Incorporated|Louis Joseph Vance
- a written translation superimposed on a film that has foreign dialogue
- explanatory text on a silent film