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[a-feesh] /aˈfiʃ/
noun, plural affiches
[a-feesh] /aˈfiʃ/ (Show IPA).
a notice posted in a public place; poster. Unabridged
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  • 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
  • It may be noted in passing that, like Edgar of that name, Mr. W. Wilson has also attempted an affiche.

    Picture Posters Charles Hiatt
  • Every sign-board, every door-plate, every affiche upon the walls, was scrutinized.

  • The composition of the affiche was that of the two Miss Dunns jointly, who prided themselves upon being elegant scholars.

    A Life's Secret Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Perhaps the most intolerable thing is the affiche of idolatry for Baudelaire.

British Dictionary definitions for affiche


a poster or advertisement, esp one drawn by an artist, as for the opening of an exhibition
Word Origin
C18: from afficher to post
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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