Definition of red-top noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈred tɒp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈred tɑːp//
(British English, informal) The press
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a British tabloid newspaper, whose name is in red at the top of the front page See related entries: The press Word Origin1990s: from the red background on which the titles of certain British newspapers are printed.