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Definition of "surtitle" [surtitle]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "surtitle" in a sentence
  • "Knowing the play beforehand was an advantage watching Thiyam's version in the Eisenhower where it played Friday and Saturday, for while the actors howled at one another in Manipuri, the English translations on the surtitle screens were few and far between."
  • "I didn't have a problem with the religious platitudes (embarrasing to me, but that's just me) projected up onto the surtitle screen for all to see; the sometimes erratic nature of the dialogue (some characters' replies seemed to bear little or no relation to what was previously directed at them)....what really bothered me were the references to Italy and India."