What does poster mean?

Definitions for poster
ˈpoʊ stərposter

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word poster.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, cardnoun

    a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

    "a poster advertised the coming attractions"

  2. bill poster, poster, bill stickernoun

    someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards

  3. post horse, post-horse, posternoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Posternoun

    A courier; one that travels hastily.

    Etymology: from post.

    Weird sisters hand in hand,
    Posters of the sea and land,
    Thus do go about. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

Wikipedia

  1. Poster

    A poster is a temporary promotion of an idea, product, or event put up in a public space for mass consumption. 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 (particularly of events, musicians, and films), 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 the original artwork. The modern poster, as we know it, however, dates back to the 1840s and 1850s when the printing industry perfected colour lithography and made mass production possible.

ChatGPT

  1. poster

    A poster is a large printed paper, often including both text and images, that is designed to be displayed on a wall or vertical surface for public view. It is typically used for advertising, communicating information, or promoting events, products, or ideas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Posternoun

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

  2. Posternoun

    one who posts bills; a billposter

  3. Posternoun

    one who posts, or travels expeditiously; a courier

  4. Posternoun

    a post horse

Wikidata

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Poster

    So called because auction, play, and other public announcements were first exhibited on the posts separating the roadway from the side walk. Being stuck on these posts, the bills were said to be “posted.”

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. POSTER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Poster is ranked #31906 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Poster surname appeared 723 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Poster.

    89.6% or 648 total occurrences were White.
    7.8% or 57 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for poster »

  1. stoper

  2. respot

  3. repost

  4. presto

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poster in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of poster in a Sentence

  1. Roger King:

    A number of our members that have substantial retail operations are very concerned about image, they're very concerned about marketability of their product, and they don't want to be a poster child for poor working conditions.

  2. Peter Reuter:

    Turkey is indeed the poster child for this kind of policy, it was a major producer for the illegal market and then converted entirely to the legal market.

  3. Hilary Benn:

    This is a shameful and cowardly poster, it takes courage to stand by your principles and your friends when they are attacked, whether in Orlando, Paris or Brussels.

  4. Mohammadreza Jalaeipour:

    Former President Khatami's video message in support of the coalition of moderated and reformists has been viewed more than three million times on Telegram in one day. Another poster we shared on Telegram was viewed by a million people only in 12 hours. How we could print and distribute that many posters?

  5. Roger Robinson:

    Hikvision has emerged as the corporate poster child for enabling Chinese human rights abuses, with its surveillance cameras visible atop the walls of detention camps incarcerating some one million or more Uighurs in Xinjiang.

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