Definitions for posterˈpoʊ stər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

post•erˈpoʊ stər(n.)

  1. a placard or bill posted or intended for posting in a public place, as for advertising.

Origin of poster:

1830–40

post•erˈpoʊ stər(n.)

  1. Ref: post horse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card(noun)

    a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

    "a poster advertised the coming attractions"

  2. bill poster, poster, bill sticker(noun)

    someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards

  3. post horse, post-horse, poster(noun)

    a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. poster(noun)ˈpoʊ stər

    a large picture used as an advertisement or decoration

    a poster of her favorite band; posters advertising the circus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poster(noun)

    a large bill or placard intended to be posted in public places

  2. Poster(noun)

    one who posts bills; a billposter

  3. Poster(noun)

    one who posts, or travels expeditiously; a courier

  4. Poster(noun)

    a post horse

Freebase

  1. Poster

    A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic elements, although a poster may be either wholly graphical or wholly text. Posters are designed to be both eye-catching and informative. Posters may be used for many purposes. They are a frequent tool of advertisers, propagandists, protestors and other groups trying to communicate a message. Posters are also used for reproductions of artwork, particularly famous works, and are generally low-cost compared to original artwork.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'poster' in Nouns Frequency: #2128


Translations for poster

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

poster(noun)

a large notice or advertisement for sticking on a wall etc

Have you seen the posters advertising the circus?

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