a person who appears on a poster
a person who typifies or represents a particular characteristic, cause, opinion, etc: a poster girl for late motherhood
Someone given prominence in a certain cause: The Bible-thumpers portray Col. North as the poster boy for the religious right/ Mary Matalin, for all her new visibility as a GOP poster girl, is actually a moderate/ Marky Mark became the poster child of the baby teens, smiling with sweet innocence in his Calvin Klein underwear from billboards around the country
[1980s+; fr the appealing children appearing on posters in the 1930s and following, soliciting money for various disease-fighting organizations]
noun 1. .
[po-steer-ee-ad, poh-] /pɒˈstɪər iˌæd, poʊ-/ adverb, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. toward the ; posteriorly.
[pohst re-stahnt or, esp. British, res-tahnt; French pawst res-tahnt] /ˌpoʊst rɛˈstɑnt or, esp. British, ˈrɛs tɑnt; French pɔst rɛsˈtɑ̃t/ noun 1. a direction written on mail to indicate that it should be held at the post office until called for by the addressee. 2. Chiefly British. a department in charge of such mail. /ˈpəʊst rɪˈstænt; […]
[po-steer-ee-er, poh-] /pɒˈstɪər i ər, poʊ-/ adjective 1. situated behind or at the rear of; hinder (opposed to ). 2. coming after in order, as in a series. 3. coming after in time; later; subsequent (sometimes followed by to). 4. Anatomy, Zoology. 5. Botany. toward the back and near the main axis, as the upper […]