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poster

Syllabification: post·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpōstər
 
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Definition of poster in English:

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) Back to top  
Put up posters in an area: illegal postering in downtown Montreal [with object]: she defied police advice and postered her neighbourhood
More example sentences
  • We met while I was postering for a Thursday night pub nite (do they still allow those?) and we hit it off right away.
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with poster

boaster, coaster, roaster, toaster

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