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tab•loid



Pronunciation: (tab'loid), [key]
n.
1. a newspaper whose pages, usually five columns wide, are about one-half the size of a standard-sized newspaper page.
2. a newspaper this size concentrating on sensational and lurid news, usually heavily illustrated.
3. a short form or version; condensation; synopsis; summary.

adj.
1. compressed or condensed in or as if in a tabloid: a tabloid article; a tabloid account of the adventure.
2. luridly or vulgarly sensational.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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