Synonyms for Headline:

n.

artwork, article, cartoon, cheesecake, announcement, classified ad, banner headline, centerfold, advice column, byline. extemporize, heading, emcee, appear, debut, go on, conjure, DO, head, amuse, words, entertain. contribute, cover, edit, editorship, embed, circulation, citizen journalism, backstory, checkbook journalism. communication (noun)
newspaper headline.
head (noun)
header, title, screamer, leader, caption, heading.
heading (noun)
heading.
headline (noun)
newspaper headline.

v.

head (verb)
header, ribbon, line, banner, screamer, streamer, heading, three-line head, drop head, leader, subhead, title, two-line head, inverted pyramid, bank, caption, read-out, pyramid.

Other synonyms:

title. head. headline
heading.
Other relevant words:
contribute, drop head, header, banner, subhead, head, heading, screamer, streamer, title, line, leader, caption.

Usage examples for headline

  1. I would like a sensational headline in big print, and that as soon as possible!" – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. Unfolding a New York City newspaper, he pointed to a black headline which read, " Young Man Mysteriously Disappears." – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower