Examples of publicity in a Sentence
His public appearances are good publicity for the new movie.
An arrest for drunk driving is bad publicity for any celebrity.
The film has gotten some good publicity.
She has received a lot of publicity for her latest novel.
The studio spent a lot of money on publicity for the movie.
Recent Examples of publicity from the Web
Le Petit Journal, a French newspaper with a knack for publicity stunts, decided to hold a contest to discover the best method of propulsion: steam, electricity or petrol engine.
Phillip Boit was Kenya’s first Winter Olympian but his berth was the result of a Nike publicity stunt.
Wendy Williams shared her thoughts on the couple's BET Awards photos, suggesting the couple's romance might be a publicity stunt.
But Donatella is hostile to the idea, and initially blames Gianni's partner, Antonio D'Amico, accusing him of being publicity-hungry.
While some of the news articles were more nuanced than the headlines suggested, the positive publicity for North Korea grew so overwhelming that BuzzFeed — yes, BuzzFeed — felt compelled to slam on the brakes.
The athletes’ mere presence is seen by many as a publicity stunt for Kim Jong-un to soften North Korea’s image and shift attention away from human rights abuses and nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.
This is not an exercise in slick marketing or an expensive publicity stunt — well, not only those things.
And so the book’s identity is a muddled affair, poised between a big literary prize and a publicity campaign that’s yanking its brow down.
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First Known Use of publicity
PUBLICITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of publicity for English Language Learners
: something that attracts the attention of the public
: attention that is given to someone or something by newspapers, magazines, television news programs, etc.
: the activity or business of getting people to give attention to someone or something
PUBLICITY Defined for Kids
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