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billboard

noun bill·board \ ˈbil-ˌbȯrd \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of billboard

: a flat surface (as of a panel, wall, or fence) on which bills are posted; specifically : a large panel designed to carry outdoor advertising

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First Known Use of billboard

1843

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billboard

verb

Definition of billboard

billboarded; billboarding; billboards
: to promote by a conspicuous display on or as if on a billboard

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First Known Use of billboard

1904

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BILLBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

billboard

Definition of billboard for English Language Learners

  • : a large sign for advertisements that is next to a road, on the side of a building, etc.


BILLBOARD Defined for Kids

billboard

noun bill·board \ ˈbil-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of billboard for Students

: a flat surface on which outdoor advertisements are displayed


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