(also informal personal ad)
A private advertisement or message placed in a newspaper, especially one from someone seeking a sexual or romantic partner.
- I sought an answer in the human marketplace of newspaper personal ads.
- Based on newspaper personal ads, the show looks at the lives and loves of New Yorkers.
- Have you ever considered placing a personal ad in a newspaper or online?
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