poster child

Definitions of poster child
  1. noun
    a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes
    “she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy”
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    types:
    poster boy
    a male poster child
    poster girl
    a female poster child
    type of:
    child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster
    a young person of either sex
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