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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A poster of Tan Kin Lian, a candidate in the 2011 presidential election in Singapore

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. (Australian rules football, informal) A shot that hits a goalpost, scoring one point.
  5. (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.
    • 1854, Charles Lever, The Dodd Family Abroad
      we whirled along with four posters at a gallop
  2. (archaic) A swift traveller; a courier.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From posten +‎ -er.

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poster m (plural posters, diminutive postertje n)

  1. A trade union member who is on the lookout to deter strikebreakers.
    • 1923, Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek, Maandschrift, vol. 18, page 833.
      [] , betreffende te betalen schadevergoeding voor het lastigvallen van werkwilligen door posters, leden van de afdeeling Landsberg a. W. van den staalbewerkersbond.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 1931, Mary Heaton Vorse, Staking, page 134.
      De stoet posters ging langs de zijstraat naar de fabriek, heel ordelijk, vol onderdrukte opwinding, []
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 1955, Albertus Spruit, Stakingsrecht in het kader van de arbeidsovereenkomst, page 98.
      In de hitte van de strijd zullen vele posters zich dikwijls laten gaan en bij hun controle en pogingen tot overreden niet altijd geoorloofde middelen toepassen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English poster.

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Noun[edit]

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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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–present) , “poster”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies