Examples of poster child in a Sentence
She was a stirring speaker and activist and soon became the poster child of the antiwar movement.
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Jason Riley uses New York as the poster child for high spending in education with only middling test scores.
But in recent months, the agency has become a poster child for dysfunction again.
The change for Twitter, meanwhile, comes amid comments from Dorsey that the poster child of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, will be the world’s universal currency in 10 years or so.
About the arrest, originally this was seen as a martyr and an innocent person, and that is because the media is always desperate to find their poster child for their specific issue.
Wellesley this week became the poster child for liberal intolerance, held up by the Kochs’ arch-conservative activist network as an example of how America’s higher education system is deeply flawed.
Champ has become the poster child — er, dog — for Missouri House Bill 1649, which is sponsored by Rep. Robert Cornejo, a Republican from St. Peters, Mo., and would increase penalties for injuring or killing law-enforcement animals.
Renowned for both its beauty and its pivotal role in the founding of the United States, the 315-mile Hudson River became the poster child for the nation's polluted waterways in the 1970s.
Asparagus is the poster child for spring vegetables, marking the season in light side dishes, salads, and main courses — in this case, pasta.
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POSTER CHILD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poster child for English Language Learners
: a child who has a particular disease and is shown in posters to raise money to help fight that disease
: a person who represents or is identified with something (such as a cause or product)
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