wanted poster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wanted poster a public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person
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Usage

In literature:

If he WANTS to do that poster, he can.
"Tono Bungay" by H. G. Wells
If this support was wanting, he was sustained by his ancestors and animated by his posterity.
"Democracy In America, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Alexis de Toqueville
But perhaps God does not want me to be the mother of Abraham's posterity.
"Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians" by Martin Luther
Does she want to be handed up to posterities a little peacock along with the other little birds?
"Villa Rubein and Other Stories" by John Galsworthy
I don't want to go down to posterity as altogether a drone.
"Jeanne of the Marshes" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I want my name to go down to posterity among those of the great discoverers.
"Jennie Baxter, Journalist" by Robert Barr
Posterity will want only art.
"Emerson and Other Essays" by John Jay Chapman
She wanted to stand by the poster and cry to the passing women to hold their men back.
"Love Stories" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
He could look at the billboard poster all he wanted to and that would be almost as good.
"The Circus Comes to Town" by Lebbeus Mitchell
Soon, too, they saw the familiar posters: PICKERS WANTED; and the Reo followed the signs to the fields.
"Across the Fruited Plain" by Florence Crannell Means
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In poetry:

'Lads, you're wanted, go and help,'
On the railway carriage wall
Stuck the poster, and I thought
Of the hands that penned the call.
"Recruiting" by Ewart Alan Mackintosh

In news:

Fairfax County police have released a suspect sketch and wanted poster in connection with the homicide in Reston.
If your kiddos are creating and publishing digital content at the rate mine are, you likely want to lead them to select a CC license to apply to those digital stories and posters and music videos and works of art.
0 A noose is pictured in the corner of an Albuquerque Police Department wanted poster.
Wanted poster poster for Tamral Guzman.
This undated handout image provided by the FBI shows the wanted poster for… (AP Photo/FBI ).
"If the OP (original poster) wanted a picture, they could have just asked and I could have smiled," she wrote.
What Does Your Wanted Poster Say.
Officials release wanted poster of murder suspect.
Catherine Zeta-Jones doesn't want to be the "poster child" for bipolar sufferers.
WALHALLA — Preserving Oconee County's scenic or historic acres for posterity will be an expensive business, said members of the county's conservation bank board, and they want to make a case for funding from the county's recycling enterprise.
I'm a scam artist's dream and have my own wanted poster in the Con Man Union Building.
The poster who started this thread is in the process of converting his garage into a workshop and wanted a list of the first five tools he should acquire.
"The day I met him, I thought he was the coolest person I'd ever met and I decided I wanted to become him, and that's what began my career as a motion picture cameraman," Poster said.
Make Your Own Wanted Poster .
Is there anything more reminiscent of the Prohibition era than a WANTED poster .
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