poster child definition

  • noun:
    • A child just who seems on a poster as a part of friends benefitted by a charitable business: a poster kid for muscular distrophy.
    • An Individual Who is a prominent instance or type of anything: "He Had Been a living poster kid the wicked potential of inherited wealth” ( Jim Harrison).
    • a person who is a prototypical or quintessential illustration of one thing.
    • a young child afflicted with some disease or deformity whose image is employed on posters to boost cash for altruistic functions

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