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post·er 1

 (pō′stər)
n.
1.
a. A large, usually printed placard, bill, or announcement, often illustrated, that is posted to advertise or publicize something.
b. An artistic work, often a reproduction of an original painting or photograph, printed on a large sheet of paper.
2. One that posts bills or notices.

post·er 2

 (pō′stər)
n. Archaic
One that travels in speed or with haste.

poster

(ˈpəʊstə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a large printed picture, used for decoration
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a placard or bill posted in a public place as an advertisement

post•er1

(ˈpoʊ stər)

n.
a placard or bill posted or intended for posting in a public place, as for advertising.
[1830–40]

post•er2

(ˈpoʊ stər)

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poster - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisementposter - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
show bill, show card, theatrical poster - a poster advertising a show or play
flash card, flashcard - a card with words or numbers or pictures that is flashed to a class by the teacher
2.poster - someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboardsposter - someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.poster - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelersposter - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

poster

noun notice, bill, announcement, advertisement, sticker, placard, public notice, affiche (French) Her picture was on wanted posters all over the country.

poster

noun
A usually public posting that conveys a message:
Translations
إعْلان مُصَوَّر، مُلْصَقإِعْلانٌ مُلْصَق
cartellpòster
plakát
plakat
afiŝo
juliste
poster
óriásplakátposzter
plakat, veggspjald
ポスター
포스터
afišaskelbimas
afišaplakāts
lepak
affischanslagposter
ป้ายโฆษณา
áp phích

poster

[ˈpəʊstəʳ]
A. Ncartel m, póster m, afiche m (LAm)
B. CPD poster artist, poster designer Ncartelista mf
poster paint Npintura f al agua

poster

[ˈpəʊstər] n
(informative)affiche f
There are posters all over town → Il y a des affiches dans toute la ville.
(decorative)poster m
I've got posters on my bedroom walls → J'ai des posters sur les murs de ma chambre.poster child poster boy, poster girl n (mainly US)
(for cause, activity)figure f emblématique
(who appear on posters) enfant, jeune homme ou jeune fille apparaissant sur des affiches publicitaires

poster

n (advertising) → Plakat nt; (for decoration also) → Poster nt; poster colour or paintPlakatfarbe f, → Plakafarbe® f

poster

[ˈpəʊstəʳ] n (for advertising) → manifesto, affisso; (for decoration) → poster m inv

poster

(ˈpəustə) noun
a large notice or advertisement for sticking on a wall etc. Have you seen the posters advertising the circus?

poster

إِعْلانٌ مُلْصَق plakát plakat Poster πόστερ cartel juliste poster poster poster ポスター 포스터 poster plakat plakat poster плакат affisch ป้ายโฆษณา poster áp phích 海报
References in classic literature ?
Toward the end of April, the billboards, which I watched anxiously in those days, bloomed out one morning with gleaming white posters on which two names were impressively printed in blue Gothic letters: the name of an actress of whom I had often heard, and the name `Camille.
In the center was a mahogany table, covered with books, and smokers' implements; the walls were decorated with college trophies and colors--flags, posters, photographs and knickknacks--tennis rackets, canoe paddles, golf clubs, and polo sticks.
Men were going about carrying large posters, and flags and streamers were floating in the wind; while loud cries were heard on every hand.
And nothing remains but lingering perhaps in the memory of a few men, the sound of their names, vanished a long time ago from the first page of the great London dailies; from big posters in railway-stations and the doors of shipping offices; from the minds of sailors, dockmasters, pilots, and tugmen; from the hail of gruff voices and the flutter of signal flags exchanged between ships closing upon each other and drawing apart in the open immensity of the sea.
The agent stared still more, but assented civilly, and led the other into an office littered with leaflets and hung all round with highly colored posters which linked the name of Hughes with all the higher interests of humanity.
They had emerged on a small square, brilliantly lighted, of which the principal building was gay with gilding, gaudy with posters, and flanked with two giant photographs of Malvoli and Nigger Ned.
But this is the unvarnished record of an odious hour, and it passed without further aggravation from without; only, as I drove to Sloane Street, the news was on all the posters, and on one I read of "a clew" which spelt for me a doom I was grimly resolved to share.
Some of these painted walls reminded me somewhat of the tall van, plastered with fanciful bills and posters, that follows the bandwagon of a circus about a country village.
Philip, with his training in Paris, would be very useful; it was only a matter of waiting a little and he was bound to get a well-paid job to design costumes and draw posters.
Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.
The first things I had been able to get for myself had been cigarette pictures, cigarette posters, and cigarette albums.
If you had been, we might have had a large woodcut of the last scene for the posters, showing the whole depth of the stage, with the pump and tubs in the middle; but, however, if you're not, it can't be helped.