- 1[transitive, usually passive] headline something + noun to give a story or article a particular headline The story was headlined “Back to the future.”
- 2 [transitive, intransitive] headline (something) to be the main performer in a concert or show The concert was headlined by Elton John.
NAmE//ˈhɛdlaɪn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they headline
he / she / it headlines
past simple headlined
-ing form headlining