(noun, verb)


1. a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.

Similar word(s): flag

Definition categories: communication, list, listing

2. the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

Definition categories: communication, title

3. the head or top of a mast

Definition categories: man–made, top


1. (nautical, transitive) To send to the masthead as a punishment.