- an opaque, water-based, typically bright-colored paint with a glue-size or gum binder, that is suitable for use on posters and is usually packaged in jars.
Origin of poster paint
First recorded in 1935–40
Also called poster color.
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- a gum-based opaque watercolour paint used for writing posters, etc
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