think piece

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Noun[edit]

think piece (plural think pieces)

  1. (often derogatory) An in-depth article that discusses a topic thoroughly and elaborates the writer's point of view, to inspire deep thought related to the article's subject.
    • 2018, “Blaxploitation”, in Room 25[1], performed by Noname:
      Write a think piece in the rap song, the new age covenant / If you really think I'm cooking crackin, pass me the oven mitts

Usage notes[edit]

Often pejoratively contrasted with news. Think pieces are usually published in magazines, newspapers or web sites.