Placard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplækɑːrd|  American pronunciation of the word placard
Brit.  |ˈplakɑːd|  British pronunciation of the word placard


- a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement (syn: bill, card, notice, poster, posting)


- post in a public place
- publicize or announce by placards (syn: bill)


The placard on the door says that the church was built in the late 1600s.

...a placard announcing a campaign rally at the downtown plaza...

...placarded the poster about the upcoming play to the bulletin board...

...placarded the news about the planned construction project all over the neighborhood...

The town is already placarded with huge posters.

Bills were placarded on all the walls.

a huge placard saying 'Welcome to Derbyville'

They used to placard their shops with the titles of the latest books.

Word forms

singular: placard
plural: placards
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