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
Her modest equine interests are noteworthy, at least in part, because of the publicity efforts of her nephew, former University of Louisville basketball player Tim Henderson.
But other board members suggested that the negative publicity from a single incident of misconduct could pose much bigger problems for both their institution and NSF.
On the bright side, the event spurred publicity for the school's cross country team: Related:
Instead, after publicity about the state’s review last summer, enrollment plunged from 500 the previous year to 160.
HBO’s Confederate is taking another blow in the publicity department.
PetIQ has shunned publicity since its founding seven years ago.
The tweet gained a lot of publicity after a retweet from Arsenal's official Twitter account.
Kenton’s larger-than-like adventures are the also stuff of legend, but Boone had the better publicity.
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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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