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Definition of "placard" [pla•card]

  • A sign or notice for display in a public place. (noun)
  • A small card or plaque, such as a nameplate on a door. (noun)
  • To announce or advertise by means of placards. (verb-transitive)
  • To post placards on or in. (verb-transitive)
  • To display as a placard. (verb-transitive)

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 "placard" in a sentence
  • "I swallowed and read the title placard, strangely grateful that I was the only one standing here at the moment."
  • "Lessor gets off the plane, and his driver Felipe Ortega is waiting for him, holding up a name placard."
  • "And Pilate wrote a title placard and put it on the cross."