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
As a publicity stunt for his upcoming record Encore and Sirius XM station Shady 45, Eminem threw a fake election party for his alter ego, Slim Shady.
Perhaps to wring one last bit of publicity out of the scam, Milo’s planning a press conference in Berkeley for tomorrow.
As the real-life inspiration for Winnie-the-Pooh, he was forced to participate in its publicity and was harassed by people who couldn’t separate literature from reality.
And the best thing is that all the publicity is no doubt doing wonders for the production.
Rome’s chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni, characterized the pilgrimage as a publicity stunt.
Having the Fonz prepare for the shark jump was a cheap publicity stunt.
To advertise the program, Karanth and her team undertook a massive publicity drive, distributing over 30,000 pamphlets to 284 villages surrounding the two reserves.
Many in the industry bemoan the ability of social media to provide a movie project with a wealth of bad publicity, sometimes before even one scene has been shot.
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First Known Use of publicity
Synonymsballyhoo, hype, puffery
Related Wordsad, advertisement, commercial, message, plug, promotion, spot, word; banner, bill, billboard, placard, poster, sign; advertising, marketing, propaganda; pronouncement, publication, release; broadcast, bulletin, dispatch, newscast, report, story; ink [slang], testimonial, write-up
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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