Definition of Poster

1. Noun. A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement. "A poster advertised the coming attractions"

Exact synonyms: Bill, Card, Notice, Placard, Posting
Generic synonyms: Sign
Specialized synonyms: Show Bill, Show Card, Theatrical Poster, Flash Card, Flashcard
Derivative terms: Bill, Bill, Placard, Placard, Post, Post, Post, Post, Post

2. Noun. Someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards.
Exact synonyms: Bill Poster, Bill Sticker
Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Post, Post, Post

3. Noun. A horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers.
Exact synonyms: Post Horse, Post-horse
Generic synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse

Definition of Poster

1. n. A large bill or placard intended to be posted in public places.

2. n. One who posts, or travels expeditiously; a courier.

Definition of Poster

1. Noun. A person who posts. ¹

2. Noun. An advertisement to be posted on a pole, wall etc. to advertise something. ¹

3. Noun. A picture of a celebrity, an event etc., intended to be attached to a wall. ¹

4. Noun. (ice hockey slang) A shot which only hits a goal post without going in ¹

5. Noun. A post-horse ¹

6. Noun. (archaic) A swift traveler ¹

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Definition of Poster

1. a printed or written notice for posting [n -S]

Poster Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poster

poster board
poster boy
poster child
poster children
poster color
poster colour
poster girl
poster paint
posterior auricular muscle

Literary usage of Poster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Another more original poster maker is the often harshly realistic Toulouse-Lautrec, ... The poster has kept pace with the impressionistic, the symbolistic, ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"So it offered a prize for the prettiest girl in the whole state, to be the model for the official poster of the fiesta. And the whole state responded. ..."

3. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"THE poster GIRL THE blessed poster girl leaned out From a pinky-purple heaven. One eye was red and one was green; Her bang was cut uneven ; She had three ..."

4. Banner Bearers: Tales of the Suffrage Campaigns by Oreola Williams Haskell (1920)
""The National" was setting out its poster display. ... As she spoke she surveyed with an amused eye the poster that she held. This was labeled "Raising the ..."

5. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"Of the outcomes listed, check the ones that apply to your program and add any others on the lines provided. production of a poster by at least 90% of the ..."

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