verb (used with object), ad·ver·tised, ad·ver·tis·ing.
verb (used without object), ad·ver·tised, ad·ver·tis·ing.
- Poker. to bluff so as to make the bluff obvious.
- Rummy. to discard a card in order to induce an opponent to discard one of the same suit or denomination.
Origin of advertise
Examples from the Web for advertised
To attract like-minded women, Bob advertised himself on lifestyle websites like alt.com.
And in World War I, hares were advertised as a “good martial diet.”
In a similar vein, kava kava, advertised as a natural anti-anxiety supplement, was taken off the market for causing liver failure.
As advertised, Holler is not autobiographical in the same way that the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein are not autobiographical.
While Richardson contends the shoot was advertised as a “semi-nude casting,” Ziff disagrees.Speed Read: Terry Richardson on Sex, Lies, and Lindsay Lohan|Justin Jones|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They waited until the time at which Jackson was advertised to begin his swim, and then they grew impatient.Geoffrey Hampstead|Thomas Stinson Jarvis
And into the advertised softness some hardness assuredly would slip.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
November 21—“John Bunn, jun., flax dresser,” advertised his address.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
Now, it was the denunciation and wild demonstration of her fearing foes that advertised the labors of Madame Guyon.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
Fulton advertised for passengers, and his boat was soon crowded.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman