feature story

fea·ture sto·ry
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-cher stawr-ee, stohr-ee]
    • /ˈfi tʃər ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i/
    • /ˈfiːtʃə(r) ˈstɔːri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-cher stawr-ee, stohr-ee]
    • /ˈfi tʃər ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i/

Definitions of feature story words

  • noun feature story a newspaper or magazine article or report of a person, event, an aspect of a major event, or the like, often having a personal slant and written in an individual style. Compare follow-up (def 3b), hard news, news story. 1
  • noun feature story the main or most prominent story in a magazine. 1
  • noun feature story (journalism) A human-interest story or article that is not closely tied to a recent news event. 0

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Origin of feature story

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1910-15

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Parts of speech for Feature story


feature story popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

feature story usage trend in Literature

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