Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

addaword.gifdefinition of surtitle

noun
(used in the plural) a translation of what people are saying in a foreign language production, that is projected on a screen above the stage. They are commonly used in opera.
Surtitles are one of several ways to provide audience members with easy-to-read text translations for the opera they are watching.
Submitted on 28/10/2013 13:13:00
Definition of surtitle from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

likebait

web content which is specifically intended to make Facebook users click the 'Like' button associated with it

BuzzWord Article

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog