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poster girl

A girl or woman who typifies or is the perfect example of a particular characteristic, attitude, opinion, cause, or type of person. Georgina managed to disassemble their washing machine, fix the problem, and then reassemble it all by herself? Wow, she's like the poster girl of DIY. What new earth-saving plan does the poster girl for environmentalism have in mind now? Ms. Walsh built her fortune from nothing, through her own tireless work and intense ambition. She really is the poster girl for the rags-to-riches American Dream.
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FEMINISTS and rugby bosses might not have been too impressed, but the crisp company's poster girls were certainly the right flavour for Irish males.
But that wasn't before the Brazilian and German hotties went down in history as some of the hottest poster girls Ireland has ever seen.
The now 37-year-old Czech model was one of the first true poster girls - even now, most men can't forget the sight of her curves on billboards beside motorways.
But the 30-year-old stunner, set to show all when she strips for Playboy, isn't the only poster girl who has managed to make men froth at the mouth.
That was the reaction of male drivers to poster girl Eva in the famous "Hello boys" Wonderbra campaign.
NOT coming to a Big Brother house near you any time soon, 14-year-olds Lamb and Lynx Gaede and their band Prussian Blue have become the poster girls for America's loony white extremists.