tear sheet

[ tair ]
/ tɛər /

noun

a sheet or page torn from a magazine, journal, or the like, as one containing an advertisement and sent to the advertiser as proof of publication.

Nearby words

  1. tear into,
  2. tear it,
  3. tear off,
  4. tear one's hair,
  5. tear sac,
  6. tear shell,
  7. tear stone,
  8. tear strip,
  9. tear-gas,
  10. tear-jerker

Origin of tear sheet

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for tear sheet

tear sheet

/ (tɛə) /

noun

a page in a newspaper or periodical that is cut or perforated so that it can be easily torn out
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