poster girl


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poster girl

n.
A female poster child.
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Noun1.poster girl - a female poster childposter girl - a female 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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