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POSTER (poster)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does poster mean? 

POSTER (noun)
  The noun POSTER has 3 senses:

1. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
2. someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
3. a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers

  Familiarity information: POSTER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTER (noun)


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Meaning:

A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

posting; poster; placard; notice; card; bill

Context example:

a poster advertised the coming attractions

Hypernyms ("poster" is a kind of...):

sign (a public display of a (usually written) message)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "poster"):

show bill; show card; theatrical poster (a poster advertising a show or play)

flash card; flashcard (a card with words or numbers of pictures that are flashed to a class by the teacher)


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Meaning:

Someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

bill poster; bill sticker; poster

Hypernyms ("poster" is a kind of...):

worker (a person who works at a specific occupation)


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Meaning:

A horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

post horse; post-horse; poster

Hypernyms ("poster" is a kind of...):

Equus caballus; horse (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)


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