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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 leak, and then reassemble it all by herself? Wow, she's like the DIY poster girl! 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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ˈposter child/boy/girl(American English) a person or thing that is seen as representing a particular quality or activity: My aunt sees me as the poster child for failed relationships. ♢ He’s the IT industry’s poster boy for success.
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