sandwich board


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sandwich board

n.
1. A pair of large placards, hinged at the top by straps for hanging over the shoulders with one board in front and the other behind, used for picketing or advertising.
2. A pair of signboards fastened at their tops and separated at their bases to form a freestanding structure, as for sidewalk or roadside advertising.

sandwich board

n
one of two connected boards, usually bearing advertisements, that are hung over the shoulders in front of and behind a person

sand′wich board`


n.
two connected signboards hanging in front of and behind a person (sand′wich man`) and bearing some advertisement, notice, or the like.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandwich board - signboard consisting of two hinged boards that hang front and back from the shoulders of a walker and are used to display advertisementssandwich board - signboard consisting of two hinged boards that hang front and back from the shoulders of a walker and are used to display advertisements
signboard, sign - structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"
Translations

sandwich board

ncartello pubblicitario (portato da uomo sandwich)
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