Origin of billposter

First recorded in 1860–65; bill1 + poster1
Also called bill·stick·er [bil-stik-er] /ˈbɪlˌstɪk ər/.
Related formsbill·post·ing, bill·stick·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for billposter

Historical Examples of billposter

  • Not yet, but she will soon be here—Do you know what is behind that door, Billposter?

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British Dictionary definitions for billposter



  1. a person who is employed to stick advertising posters to walls, fences, etc
Derived Formsbillposting or billsticking, noun
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