poster paint

noun
an opaque, water-based, typically bright-colored paint with a glue-size or gum binder, that is suitable for use on posters and is usually packaged in jars.
Also called poster color.


Origin:
1935–40

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poster paint or poster colour
 
n
a gum-based opaque watercolour paint used for writing posters, etc
 
poster colour or poster colour
 
n

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Example sentences
Periodical projects in poster paint, calligraphy, and more may be offered.
Paint the spherical exterior with poster paint to represent the crustal layer.
Have the students use poster paint to paint the colors of the design.
Mix this base with powered paint or poster paint and store tightly covered.
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