follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

display ad

noun
1.
an advertisement, in a newspaper or other publication, often using special attention-getting devices, as large size, display type, and illustrations.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for display ad
  • These formats send users an alert or display ad when one of their pals patronizes an advertiser.
  • Many times a search-committee head is forced to produce a display ad under deadline pressure for a journal or trade magazine.
  • As defined by this proposed rule, a display ad must be of sufficient size to be seen easily by the reader.
British Dictionary definitions for display ad

display advertisement

noun
1.
an advertisement designed to attract attention by using devices such as conspicuous or elegant typefaces, graphics, etc See small advertisement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for display ad
noun

a larger, eye-catching advertisement in a publication

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for display ad

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for display

13
14
Scrabble Words With Friends