Definition of poster paint in English:

poster paint

noun

  • [mass noun] An opaque paint with a water-soluble binder, used for posters and children's paintings.

    ‘it was done using poster paints and gouache’
    [mass noun] ‘that powdery poster paint kids use’
    • ‘Children will be encouraged to use this language with classroom materials - clay, poster paint to celebrate a rite of passage such as school graduation.’
    • ‘And so I began splattering poster paint on ceramic trays for Christmas gifts for my family and friends.’
    • ‘He won awards for singing, and joined a pop group, appearing on stage in skin-tight jeans and hair dyed red with poster paint.’
    • ‘Children under 10 may be encouraged to paint faces rather than carving them, using poster paints or acrylic paints.’
    • ‘Mix up pots of poster paint, and give your children a pot of paint in each colour, a couple of brushes and a glass of water.’
    • ‘Nobody is getting Christmas presents this year, that can't be manufactured from common household items, such as toilet-paper roll maracas, filled with rice, and painted with poster paints.’
    • ‘Get them to make their own storage boxes by painting cardboard ones with poster paints, sticking on pictures cut out of magazines or having fun with glue and glitter.’
    • ‘The students used poster paints to paint the exterior of the box.’
    • ‘Crayon, oil, colored pencil, and poster paint lend the work a saturated, hyperbolic sensibility.’
    • ‘It was in poster paints on a red canvas and it used to hang in our living room.’
    • ‘It was an activists Aladdin's cave; there were posters, leaflets, poster paints, horns, whistle and a loud speaker the size of a television in it.’
    • ‘This marriage of like souls did not mean that Ursula could now sit back and pick up her palette and poster paints while they lived in a country manor in Europe.’
    • ‘Ashley's paintings provide a powerful mix of oil, poster paints and chalk - challenging images drawn from the worlds of horror and the gremlins and demons from the darker side fantasy.’
    • ‘The vandals had covered the floors in powder paint and sprayed walls with poster paint.’
    • ‘When I was sitting in that same room 30 years ago our art lessons only ever involved poster paints and sugar paper.’
    • ‘Use poster paint for printing on paper (for cards, gift wrap, etc.), or use acrylic paint if you decide to decorate an item that needs a waterproof finish (glassware, clay pots, etc.).’
    • ‘There is a lot more colour and detail, women are depicted and the materials used include poster paints and handmade paper.’
    • ‘Children who should have no thoughts in their heads but how to skip, kick a football and splash poster paint around are cracking up.’

Pronunciation:

poster paint

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