poster

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See also: Poster, póster, and pòster

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

post +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

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poster (plural posters)

  1. A picture of a celebrity, an event etc., intended to be attached to a wall.
    He has posters of his favorite band, sports teams and holiday resorts up.
  2. An advertisement to be posted on a pole, wall etc. to advertise something.
    I saw a poster for the film on the side of a bus.
  3. (Internet) One who posts a message.
    Some posters left the online message board after the squabble.
  4. (ice hockey, slang) A shot that hits a goalpost instead of passing into the goal.
    We got three posters in the third and lost.
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Verb[edit]

poster (third-person singular simple present posters, present participle postering, simple past and past participle postered)

  1. (transitive) To decorate with posters.
    to poster the walls of a bedroom

Etymology 2[edit]

post +‎ -er, from post (travel, dispatch).

Noun[edit]

poster (plural posters)

  1. (dated) A posthorse.
    • (Can we date this quote by C. Lever and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      posters at full gallop
  2. (archaic) A swift traveller; a courier.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From posten +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

poster m (plural posters, diminutive postertje n)

  1. One who sets out posts, such as sentinels

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English poster.

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poster m (plural posters, diminutive postertje n)

  1. A poster, an large sheet of printed paper that is hung vertically (e.g. on a wall).
  2. A billboard or placard to be posted on a public or private place.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English poster.

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poster m (plural posters, diminutive postertje n)

  1. A poster, one who posts messages on-line.

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From poste (mail (service)) +‎ -er.

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poster

  1. (transitive) To post, (put in the) mail
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Etymology 2[edit]

From poste (military post) +‎ -er.

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poster

  1. (transitive, military) To post

Etymology 3[edit]

From English poster.

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Noun[edit]

poster m (plural posters)

  1. poster (A billboard to be posted on a public or private place)
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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English post + -er.

Verb[edit]

poster

  1. (Jersey) to post

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English poster.

Noun[edit]

poster c

  1. a poster; picture of celebrity, activity etc. to be posted
  2. indefinite plural of post

Declension[edit]

Declension of poster 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative poster postern postrar postrarna
Genitive posters posterns postrars postrarnas

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English poster.

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Noun[edit]

poster m (plural posteri)

  1. poster (picture or advertisement)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
poster boster mhoster phoster
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “poster”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies