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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.
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sandwich board

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

sandwich board

ncartello pubblicitario (portato da uomo sandwich)
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Already he bowed his broad shoulders, his head of ambrosial locks, as if ready to receive the leather yoke of the sandwich board. As on that night, more than a week ago, Comrade Ossipon walked without looking where he put his feet, feeling no fatigue, feeling nothing, seeing nothing, hearing not a sound.
Yes the people involved with closing Blackett Street will say it's brought people into the city centre, but more people, more obstacles and sandwich boards on Blackett Street make it impossible to walk there at weekends.
SANDWICH boards advertising "sleazy strip clubs" should be banned from the streets of Temple Bar because they portray the wrong image, it has been claimed.
Cyrus announced the gig by posting a photo of herself in an alien costume with sandwich boards that read "MTV won't let me perform" and "so I'm hosting this year's VMAs".
Sandwich boards. Wonder why we didn't call him Lord Boards.
Brant already allows less obtrusive signs like sandwich boards, farm produce signs, and open house signs on road allowances under certain conditions.
IN one of your reports, sky blue ribbons were taken down because of 'the distraction caused to drivers.' I therefore, find it amazing that people are allowed to walk around main road areas of Binley, Keresley, Walsgrave and Radford wearing sandwich boards advertising pizzas, 'any size PS6.99'.
Reid also used sandwich boards outside his store, word of mouth at events and trade shows, and he hosted a barbeque in the store parking lot to meet local clients.
The ordinance exempts only sandwich boards of a "standard size." The signs cannot impede pedestrians' or vehicles' right of way.
Boldly displayed on pavement sandwich boards outside, they informed us that two courses for pounds 8.50 could include fresh strawberries with ice cream.
Men carrying sandwich boards would habitually walk the streets of towns publicising the arrival of an exhibition.
"We're doing a complete guerrilla marketing campaign, from Facebook to Twitter to sandwich boards in Times Square," says Jeffrey Richards, who produced a list of shows this season including "Reasons" and revivals of "Blithe Spirit," "Hair" and "Desire Under the Elms."