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.
door Zetastic 31 mei 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.
door Im Caca for Cocoa Puffs 22 januari 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!
door David SB 3 juni 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.
door Peter 16 april 2004