What does poster mean?

Definitions for poster
ˈpoʊ stərposter

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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

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.

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.”

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for poster »

  1. Repost

  2. Repots

  3. Respot

  4. Topers

  5. Tropes

How to pronounce poster?

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How to say poster in sign language?

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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. Matthew Searle:

    This is a very vulnerable young girl missing in a remote location. She has been missing for over 24 hours now and it is imperative that every resource available is deployed to search for her, it is possible she has been seen or taken in by somebody and is unable to communicate, so we urge everyone who can to share our appeal poster and social media appeals.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who speaks anything with own face placed on the poster seeks merely the praise or publicity for oneself from the people.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The most effective way for a person to keep away negative people from own ground circle is first oneself to be positive truly and secondly to never like or praise anyone who says anything good showing own face often or always on social media post or field poster.

  4. Meghan McCain:

    I dont understand the logical explanation, they are the poster children for what everyone hates about white privilege and she deserves to go to jail... Im sorry, for a long period of time. For over a month.

  5. Dick Bennett:

    When they come into my office, I got a poster of Rocky on the steps, and I told them, I just want a chance at a title fight one day.

Images & Illustrations of poster

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    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    • A. exponent
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    • C. collation
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