Synonyms for headliner

Grammar : Noun
Spell : hed-lahy-ner
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɛdˌlaɪ nər

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Définition of headliner

Origin :
  • 1891, "one who writes newspaper headlines;" 1896 as "one who stars in a performance;" from headline + -er (1).
  • As in name : noun celebrity
  • As in prima donna : noun principal female performer
  • As in star : noun person who is famous
  • As in thespian : noun actor, actress
  • As in big name : noun somebody famous
  • As in actor : noun person who performs, entertains by role-playing
  • As in feature : noun highlight, special attraction
Example sentences :
  • They called Eric from private life to be headliner in their vaudeville.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • He was only nineteen when he joined the club and was a headliner from the start.
  • Extract from : « Pitching in a Pinch » by Christy Mathewson
  • Eight meetings announced him as headliner, with Cooper Union as the climax.
  • Extract from : « The Dual Alliance » by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • Why must the headliner always be a talking or a singing person who tells you how much money he needs, or how much she is getting?
  • Extract from : « Adventures in the Arts » by Marsden Hartley
  • The chills were running up and down my spine in our cold apartment, but this headliner froze me stiff.
  • Extract from : « Germany in War Time » by Mary Ethel McAuley

Antonyms for headliner

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