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affiche

[a-feesh]
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noun, plural af·fiches [a-feesh] /aˈfiʃ/. French.
  1. a notice posted in a public place; poster.
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Examples from the Web for affiche

Historical Examples

  • It is still to let: I saw the affiche in the shop window to-day.

    Johnny Ludlow, Fifth Series

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • And for a young girl to be affiche with Almington her first season is nothing short of tarnishing, Felicia went on, virtuously.

  • And why on earth she chose to affiche herself with a man like Malcourt, Constance could not comprehend.

    The Firing Line

    Robert W. Chambers

  • Perhaps, at the time, the most widely known among French producers of the affiche illustr was Gavarni.

    Picture Posters

    Charles Hiatt

  • However brilliant the colour of the Spanish affiche, the design seems to me to lack boldness.

    Picture Posters

    Charles Hiatt


British Dictionary definitions for affiche

affiche

noun
  1. a poster or advertisement, esp one drawn by an artist, as for the opening of an exhibition

Word Origin

C18: from afficher to post
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