billposter

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bill·post·er

 (bĭl′pō′stər)
n.
One that posts notices, posters, or advertisements. Also called billsticker.

bill′post′ing n.

billposter

(ˈbɪlˌpəʊstə) or

billsticker

n
a person who is employed to stick advertising posters to walls, fences, etc
ˈbillˌposting, ˈbillˌsticking n
Translations

billposter

[ˈbɪlˌpəʊstəʳ] billsticker [ˈbɪlˌstɪkəʳ] Npegador(a) m/f de carteles

billposter

, billsticker
nPlakat(an)kleber m

billposter

[ˈbɪlˌpəʊstəʳ] n bill£sticker (Am) [ˈbɪlˌstɪkəʳ] nattacchino
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We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them, on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Paying spectators abandoned their inhibitions, staring openly at, even touching, foreign performers; those outside the theatres absorbed ubiquitous billposters.
The first job was to take down last week's cinema billposters and put up the new ones.
Billposters are usually full-bearded people with wire-rimmed glasses, various types of physician's bags, climbing boots, woolen kneesocks, knickers, knapsacks with strapped-on ice axes, felt hats with pheasant, grouse, partridge, or chicken feathers and mountain climber's gear pinned on, who turn up in the remotest parts of the land, are greeted happily by the children because they often give them bent nails, crumpled paper scraps, stretched-out rubber kneebands, discarded rusty hinges in various sizes, torn suspenders, broken-off pieces of barbed wire, and many other things, but have to watch out that the posters they carry rolled up under their arms aren't stolen.
In Dogs' hometown, billposters were slapped across the boards of city building sites, Richmond corrugated iron fences and pasted to the Punt Road pillars, beneath Richmond Station--just across the road from the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where the 1978 David Bowie concert had been.