by-line

Primary Meanings of by-line

1.
n
a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article
2.
n
an auxiliary activity
Full Definitions of by-line
1

n a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article

Synonyms:
credit line
Type of:
line
text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
2

n an auxiliary activity

Synonyms:
avocation, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity
Types:
spelaeology, speleology
the pastime of exploring caves
Type of:
interest, pastime, pursuit
a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)