tabloid (plural tabloids)

  1. (publishing) A newspaper having pages half the dimensions of the standard format.
  2. (publishing) A newspaper, especially one in this format, that favours stories of a sensational or even fictitious nature over serious news.
  3. (medicine, dated) A compressed portion of drugs, chemicals, etc.; a tablet.
    • 1911, Rudyard Kipling, “In the Same Boat”:
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tabloid (not comparable)

  1. In the format of a tabloid.
  2. Relating to a tabloid or tabloids.
    tabloid journalism
Translations Translations
  • German: boulevardesk
  • Russian: бульва́рный

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