A person who is an example of something.
Though Jerry was reckless, he somehow always prevailed due to dumb luck. When they say "Fortune favours the foolish", Jerry was the poster child.
viết bởi Zetastic 31 Tháng năm, 2005
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Someone who is the perfect fit for a stereotype.
That girl who says "like, omg" all the time is the poster child for a Valley Girl.
viết bởi Im Caca for Cocoa Puffs 22 Tháng một, 2008
A verb derived from the phrase poster child. To make an example of someone or something through the application of an unfair double standard.
I'm not the only person who has gained 20 pounds. Stop poster-childing me!
viết bởi David SB 03 Tháng sáu, 2008
an insult, likening someone to one of the children on the Jerry Lewis promotional poster for his telethon. aka: Jerry's Kid
That dude needs help, that friggin' poster child.
viết bởi Peter 16 Tháng tư, 2004