poster boy

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poster boy

n.
A male poster child.

poster boy

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poster girl

n
1. (Marketing) a person who appears on a poster
2. a person who typifies or represents a particular characteristic, cause, opinion, etc: a poster girl for late motherhood.
US equivalent: poster child
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poster boy - a male poster childposter boy - a male poster child      
poster child - a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes; "she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy"
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No more size zero models, the latest poster girls are quite the opposite.
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The women footballers preparing for an Olympic quarter-final are the poster girls.