Meaning of byline

by•line

Pronunciation: (bī'līn"), [key]
— n., v., -lined, -lin•ing.
—n.
  1. a printed line accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name.
—v.t.
  1. to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?
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