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Definition of "poster" []

  • A large, usually printed placard, bill, or announcement, often illustrated, that is posted to advertise or publicize something. (noun)
  • An artistic work, often a reproduction of an original painting or photograph, printed on a large sheet of paper. (noun)
  • One that posts bills or notices. (noun)
  • Archaic One that travels in speed or with haste. (noun)

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 "poster" in a sentence
  • "And here ` s what I hope for Owen; I want him to heal, and I think he would be a phenomenal -- I hate to use the term poster child, but representative for younger people to see if you ` re aching, if you ` re in pain, don ` t-- just don ` t worry about the status junk."
  • "I think the idea of the poster is a good one, too."
  • "The only thing I like about this poster is the dark tone."