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[bil-poh-ster] /ˈbɪlˌpoʊ stər/
a person who posts bills and advertisements.
Also called billsticker
[bil-stik-er] /ˈbɪlˌstɪk ər/ (Show IPA)
Origin of billposter
First recorded in 1860-65; bill1 + poster1
Related forms
billposting, billsticking, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I embraced the opportunity of asking how many divisions the art and mystery of bill-sticking comprised?

    Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens
  • I say there isn't any work more honorable than bill-sticking.

  • The bill-sticking clause was got into the Police Act by a member of Parliament that employed me at his election.

    Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens
  • He was a Transome's man, come to see after the bill-sticking in Transome's interest.

  • He's a man in the bill-sticking business and he owns to a grievance against the person we know.

    Dark Hollow Anna Katherine Green
British Dictionary definitions for bill-sticking


a person who is employed to stick advertising posters to walls, fences, etc
Derived Forms
billposting, billsticking, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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