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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The subject of more than a dozen federal investigations, Pruitt was the poster child for corruption in the Trump administration.
Michigan Central Station, the poster child for Detroit’s urban blight, could soon become a beacon for the city’s budding regeneration after being acquired by the Ford Motor Company.
In 1971, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees literally turned Albert Einstein into their poster child.
Armenians have seen their country, once the poster child for democratization after the collapse of the Soviet Union, stagnate in the hands of an entrenched oligarchy while many citizens choose to leave, Broers said.
Read more: The struggle to conceive with frozen eggs: Brigitte Adams was the poster child for egg freezing.
Even Justin Bieber, the poster child for our current era of troubled pop stars, is always just one phone call with his pastor away from being able to quiet his demons and pop-and-lock on demand.
But don’t try to make Rochester Hills the poster child for racists who embarrass their neighbors.
After appeals, the government batted 0 for 10 in charges against Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds—baseball’s poster children for PEDs.
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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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