Adjective "banner" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, carried in a demonstration or procession or hung in a public place.
  1. 'students waved banners and chanted slogans'
  2. 'The Japanese Embassy cautioned Japanese in China not to wear their blue national team jerseys or carry firecrackers or banners with confrontational slogans to the final.'
  3. 'Another large group of elderly men carried regimental banners in procession up the aisle.'
  4. 'A young person from each parish will carry their parish banner in the entrance procession.'
  5. 'They carried banners and chanted slogans condemning the government for making false election campaign promises that it would improve working conditions.'
  6. 'A new supporters' club has adopted the name ‘Red Ultras’ and carried a banner with the slogan into matches at Pittodrie and in Glasgow.'
  7. 'Each person was forced to sign an agreement not to carry placards or banners, shout slogans, or wear clothes with written words of complaint.'
  8. 'Nearly 5,000 people protested in central Sofia, carrying banners with slogans such as ‘Why?’'
  9. 'Workers carried a large Solidarity banner and chanted antigovernment slogans during the demonstration.'
  10. 'The protesters displayed antiwar banners and chanted antiwar slogans in front of policemen carrying rifles and a concrete blockade installed in street of the embassy compound.'
  11. 'Monaghan joined a number of men carrying a banner bearing the slogan ‘Free all political prisoners now’.'
  12. 'The rebel army had lowered its banners and was taking cover in the forests that were interspersed between the farmland found outside of the gleaming city.'
  13. 'Better to signify an army with a few banners than to express it with a cast of thousands.'
  14. 'Appropriately, the cultural-historical monument has been built close to where King Sakha raised his banner of revolt and ultimately welded his people into the force that it is today.'
  15. 'In asserting this, the Reformation unfurls the banner of Free Spirit and proclaims as its essential principle: Man is in his very nature destined to be free.'
  16. 'We didn't have soft money, but we had ideas and we had vision and we had principles and we had things that attracted Americans to our banner.'
  17. 'How sad it was to see so much fervour amongst my own countrymen in taking up the banner of support for the US in their actions against Iraq.'
A heading or advertisement appearing on a web page in the form of a bar, column, or box.
  1. 'This is similar to the recent evolution of online advertising from destination web sites and branded banners to pay for click pricing.'
  2. 'Most of the commercial media on the Web is free and supported by banner and text ads.'
  3. 'The banner ad for the ASCA that is running on this web site does displace banners from paying advertisers.'
  4. 'The end result is that you only see what Microsoft wants you to see on their search site: pop up ads, big flashy advertising banners, and of course, their search results.'
  5. 'A website logo or banner should be a static graphic or text element on the page.'
  6. 'Special requests were sent to technology centres in various universities and colleges to allow us to place a banner on their Web site and to invite student participation.'
  7. 'Users hate pop-up ads almost as much as they do spam, but they get noticed better than banners so advertisers continue to demand them from Web sites.'
  8. 'Users visiting websites that carry banner advertising delivered by our system were periodically delivered a file from the compromised site.'
  9. 'Set up a rotating banner system on your web site and track response rates.'
  10. 'Wippit also provides licensed tunes as ringtones, and receives further revenue from advertising banners on its sharing software.'


Excellent; outstanding.
  1. 'Last year was another banner year for the U.S. motorcycle market, which continues to enjoy growth across the board.'
  2. 'His Noodles & Co. restaurant chain has had another banner year, and he's reaped some rewards from the down economy.'
  3. 'The decade had two true banner years, at its beginning and its midpoint.'
  4. 'The shouts went up from men who'd already seen Mathian's banner fall, and panic spread out from them like pestilence.'
  5. 'Different types of oranges have good years and bad years, L' Hoste says, adding that one banner crop is typically balanced by a sluggish one.'
  6. 'Stunningly, while their founder and guiding spirit has been sidelined, Graves's firms have had banner years.'
  7. 'It has been another banner year for baseball's most storied, hated franchise.'

More definitions

1. the flag of a country, army, troop, etc.

2. an ensign or the like bearing some device, motto, or slogan, as one carried in religious processions, political demonstrations, etc.

3. a flag formerly used as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight.

4. a sign painted on cloth and hung over a street, entrance, etc.: Banners at the intersection announced the tennis tournament.

5. anything regarded or displayed as a symbol of principles.

6. Heraldry. a square flag bearing heraldic

More examples(as adjective)

"headlines can be banner."

"years can be banner."

"readings can be banner."

"sayings can be banner."

"ads can be banner."

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Middle English: from Old French baniere, ultimately of Germanic origin and related to band.


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