wallposter

[ wawl-poh-ster ]
/ ˈwɔlˌpoʊ stər /

noun

(in China) a usually lengthy notice, complaint, personal opinion, etc., handwritten in large characters and hung on walls in cities, as a means of communication and for criticizing or attacking government policy or politicians.

Nearby words

  1. walloping,
  2. wallow,
  3. wallowa mountains,
  4. wallower,
  5. wallpaper,
  6. walls have ears,
  7. walls have ears, the,
  8. wallsend,
  9. wally,
  10. wallyball

Origin of wallposter

First recorded in 1965–70; wall + poster1

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British Dictionary definitions for wallposter

wallposter

/ (ˈwɔːlˌpəʊstə) /

noun

(in China) a bulletin or political message painted in large characters on walls
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