Definition for poster (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for poster
“EOTS is a poster child for one of the ills of the acquisition process,” the official said.Newest U.S. Stealth Fighter ‘10 Years Behind’ Older Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before I could apologize to his mother he ran back out to the living room with a poster of his dad and opened it up for me to see.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have made Keystone XL the poster child of their climate-change efforts.
“She fought so Damn hard,” the poster added in a follow-up comment.Did the Amber Lynn Coplin Murder Photos Sicken the Creeps of 4Chan?|Michael Daly|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her giggles, her beautiful beaming face – Anne Marie would be my Ebola poster child.
Do you know whether Mr. Dickinson, the poster artist, is up here?Gray youth|Oliver Onions
On the way home Sally insisted on stopping in front of the poster and explaining to Liza all about the scene represented.Liza of Lambeth|W. Somerset Maugham
When he wrote across the picture those eight descending chords from the immortal Largo he made of the poster—a poem.
It is largely used in commerce, for instance, and one may find classical fable and symbolism reduced to a trade mark or a poster.The Bases of Design|Walter Crane
Craft appeared upon the face of Maurice, like a poster pasted on a wall.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
British Dictionary definitions for poster
Word Origin and History for poster
"bill, placard, thing posted," 1838, from post (v.1). Poster boy/girl/child "someone given prominence in certain causes" is attested by 1990, in reference to fund-raising drives for charities associated with disability, featuring child sufferers, a feature since 1930s.