Definition of poster in English:

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poster

Pronunciation: /ˈpōstər/

noun

1A large printed picture used for decoration.
Example sentences
  • Art is not alien; we all have pictures, posters and decorations hanging on our walls at home.
  • Buying prints, posters and original artworks over the web is as easy as buying a book or CD.
  • It can be an original painting or reproduction, a poster, print or photo.
1.1A large printed picture, notice, or advertisement displayed in a public place: [as modifier]: a poster campaign
More example sentences
  • He had breached earlier restraining orders by continuing to contact her and putting up posters on public notice boards.
  • The poster and press advertising campaign will run until early next year.
  • Farmers are being encouraged to display posters in public places as part of a campaign to increase farmgate prices.
Synonyms
2A person who posts something online, as on a blog, social media website, or forum.
Example sentences
  • Do a search and you will find newsgroups posters exclaiming the phrases and leaving puzzled and angry observers.
  • Experts believe around 150 such lawsuits have been filed regarding anonymous message posters.
  • I agree with the poster who said the systems administrators responsible for this should be canned.

verb

[no object] (usually as noun postering)
Put up posters in an area: illegal postering in downtown Montreal [with object]: she defied police advice and postered her neighbourhood
More example sentences
  • That changed last Thursday, when Drury was postering for the Poverty Olympics at the corner of Hastings Street and Caroll Street in Vancouver's Downtown East Side.
  • We met while I was postering for a Thursday night pub nite (do they still allow those?) and we hit it off right away.

Words that rhyme with poster

boaster, coaster, roaster, toaster

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Syllabification: post·er

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