bumper sticker

noun
an adhesive-backed strip of paper for sticking onto the rear bumper of an automobile, usually bearing a tourist advertisement, slogan, joke, etc.
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bumper sticker
 
n
a label affixed to the rear windscreen or bumper of a motor vehicle displaying an advertisement or slogan

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bumper sticker definition


  1. n.
    a car or other vehicle following too closely on one's bumper. (A reapplication of the term for a kind of adhesive sign stuck on a car bumber.) : I can't talk now, I've got a bumper sticker that's taking all my attention.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
It's not the kind of thing you can put on a bumper sticker, either.
It acted as a hugely successful bumper sticker, long before there were bumpers.
All orders that have been filled for hats, shirts and parks gift certificates also have received a free bumper sticker.
Outreach and education is more than slapping a slogan on a bumper sticker.
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