the flag of a country, army, troop, etc.
an ensign or the like bearing some device, motto, or slogan, as one carried in religious processions, political demonstrations, etc.
a flag formerly used as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight.
a sign painted on cloth and hung over a street, entrance, etc.: Banners at the intersection announced the tennis tournament.
anything regarded or displayed as a symbol of principles.
Heraldry. a square flag bearing heraldic devices.
an open streamer with lettering, towed behind an airplane in flight, for advertising purposes.
Also called banner ad . an advertisement that appears across the top or bottom or along one side of a web page.
leading or foremost: a banner year for crops.
- ban·nered, adjective
- ban·ner·less, adjective
- ban·ner·like, adjective
- un·ban·nered, adjective
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How to use banner in a sentence
Some protesters also carried banners mocking Drosten, as well as Spahn, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Bill Gates—a frequent target of coronavirus-related conspiracies.Five days is long enough for a coronavirus quarantine, says Germany’s top virologist | David Meyer | September 2, 2020 | Fortune
The campaign has released custom Zoom videoconferencing backgrounds, among other digital banners.Official Biden-Harris campaign yard signs available for download in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ | rhhackettfortune | September 1, 2020 | Fortune
This is due to the fact that people are using streaming services, watching movies, TV series, courses, and there are banner ads everywhere.
Salesforce for example has a banner across their UK site promoting how their tools can help businesses right now.Top five B2B digital marketing tips during COVID-19 times | Dan Marshall | June 19, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Many businesses have followed suit with similar banners, it is just important that you track interaction with these and make sure they aide your website performance and don’t reduce conversion.Top five B2B digital marketing tips during COVID-19 times | Dan Marshall | June 19, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern | Lloyd Green | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not sure if you noticed, but 2014 has been a banner year for animal robots.
On Dec. 16, Brice posted the black banner of ISIS on his Facebook page.
Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.
Here was a melodramatic scene in which he not only was not playing a leading part, but did not even carry a banner.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Upon the dark mountain lift ye up a banner, exalt the voice, lift up the hand, and let the rulers go into the gates.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
When the orange-and-red banner was actually replaced by the Stars and Stripes, many in the crowd shed tears.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Maria Antoinette would have gone through fire and blood to have rallied those hosts around her banner.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
Thou hast given a banner to them that feared thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for banner
a long strip of flexible material displaying a slogan, advertisement, etc, esp one suspended between two points
a placard or sign carried in a procession or demonstration
something that represents a belief or principle: a commitment to nationalization was the banner of British socialism
the flag of a nation, army, etc, used as a standard or ensign
(formerly) the standard of an emperor, knight, etc
Also called: banner headline a large headline in a newspaper, etc, extending across the page, esp the front page
an advertisement, often animated, that extends across the width of a web page
a square flag, often charged with the arms of its bearer
(tr) (of a newspaper headline) to display (a story) prominently
US outstandingly successful: a banner year for orders
- bannered, adjective
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