banner

[ ban-er ]
/ ˈbæn ər /

noun

adjective

leading or foremost: a banner year for crops.

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Origin of banner

1200–50; Middle English banere < Old French baniere < Late Latin bann(um) (variant of bandum standard < Germanic, compare Gothic bandwa sign; see band1) + Old French -iere < Latin -āria -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM banner

ban·nered, adjectiveban·ner·less, adjectiveban·ner·like, adjectiveun·ban·nered, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for banner

banner
/ (ˈbænə) /

noun

verb

(tr) (of a newspaper headline) to display (a story) prominently

adjective

US outstandingly successfula banner year for orders

Derived forms of banner

bannered, adjective

Word Origin for banner

C13: from Old French baniere, of Germanic origin; compare Gothic bandwa sign; influenced by Medieval Latin bannum ban 1, bannīre to banish
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