broadsheet

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broad +‎ sheet

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broadsheet (plural broadsheets)

  1. A newspaper having pages of standard dimensions (as opposed to a tabloid), especially one that carries serious treatment of news.
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 11 (iv),
      He glanced across at Wani, who was screened above the knees by the raised pink broadsheet with its headlines about record share prices, record house prices.

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broadsheet (not comparable)

  1. In the format of a broadsheet.
  2. Relating to a broadsheet or broadsheets.
    broadsheet journalism

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