think piece
noun Date: 1941 a piece of writing meant to be thought-provoking and speculative that consists chiefly of background material and personal opinion and analysis

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  • think piece — think pieces also think piece N COUNT A think piece is an article in a newspaper or magazine that discusses a particular subject in a serious and thoughtful way. ...a think piece by a pundit in the New York Times …   English dictionary

  • think piece — think′ piece n. jou a journalistic article analyzing a news event, often giving the writer s opinions about its significance • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • think piece — ☆ think piece n. Slang an article, column, etc., as in a newspaper or magazine, presenting news analysis, background material, personal opinion, etc., as distinguished from a straight news account …   English World dictionary

  • think piece — {n.}, {slang} 1. The human brain. * /Lou s got one powerful think piece, man./ 2. Any provocative essay or article that, by stating a strong opinion, arouses the reader to think about it and react to it by agreeing or disagreeing. * /That article …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think piece — {n.}, {slang} 1. The human brain. * /Lou s got one powerful think piece, man./ 2. Any provocative essay or article that, by stating a strong opinion, arouses the reader to think about it and react to it by agreeing or disagreeing. * /That article …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think\ piece — noun slang 1. the human brain. Lou s got one powerful think piece, man. 2. Any provocative essay or article that, by stating a strong opinion, arouses the reader to think about it and react to it by agreeing or disagreeing. That article by… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • think-piece — n. a thoughtful piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine. □ Mr. Wilson’s think piece about the need for more concern for the middle class was not ell received. □ This is plain propaganda disguised as a think piece …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • think-piece — see think piece …   English dictionary

  • think piece — noun an article in a newspaper or magazine or journal that represents opinions and ideas and discussion rather than bare facts • Hypernyms: ↑article * * * noun : a news article consisting chiefly of background material, generalized observations,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • think piece — noun An in depth article that discusses a topic thoroughly and elaborates the writers point of view, to inspire deep thought related to the articles subject. Think pieces are usually published in magazines, newspapers or web sites …   Wiktionary

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