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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun banner:

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Definition of the noun banner

What does banner mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: banners

  1. long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of banner: streamer
    • more generic word: flag = emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  2. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
  3. any distinctive flag
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of banner: standard
    • more generic word: flag = emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
    • more specific word: oriflamme = a red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings

Alternative definition of the noun banner


  1. A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
  2. Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
  3. A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
  4. By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
  5. [journalism] The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
  6. [internet, television] A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
  7. [heraldry] The principal standard of a knight.
  8. A person etc. who bans something.

Definition of the adjective banner

What does banner mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. unusually good; outstanding
    • example: a banner year for the company
    • similar: superior

Alternative definition of the adjective banner


  1. Exceptional; very good.


  1. Banner is a village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 149 at the 2000 census.
  2. Banner a.k.a. Banner, Wyoming: Banner is an unincorporated community in southern Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. It lies along local roads near Interstate 90, south of the city of Sheridan, the county seat of Sheridan County. Its elevation is 4,580 feet. Although Banner is unincorporated, it had a post office, with the ZIP code of 82832, which closed in 2004. Public education in the community of Banner is provided by Sheridan County School District #2.
  3. Banner a.k.a. Banner, California: Banner is an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California. It lies at an elevation of 2743 feet. It is located on State Highway 78.
  4. Banner a.k.a. Banner, Virginia: Banner is an unincorporated community and coal town located in Wise County, Virginia, United States.
  5. Banner a.k.a. Banner, Wisconsin: Banner is an unincorporated community located in the town of Forest, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Banner Elk, Aohan Banner, Banner County, Jalaid Banner, Hanggin Banner, Banner Township, Ejin Horo Banner, Heshigten Banner, Evenk Autonomous Banner and Horqin Right Front Banner.


Banner a.k.a. The Banner is a hardcore punk band from Bloomfield, New Jersey.


Banner is a dog actor.


  1. Banner is a fictional character from the 1993 film Boiling Point.
  2. Banner is a fictional character from the 1963 film Stop Train 349.

There are other characters with in their name, like Banner Girl, John Banner, Brian Banner, Bruce Banner, David Banner, Pamela Banner and Rebecca Banner.


"Banner" is a musical album of Desperation Band.


  1. Banner: A banner is a flag or other piece of cloth bearing a symbol, logo, slogan or other message. A flag whose design is the same as the shield in a coat of arms is called a banner of arms.
    • also known as 横幅
  2. banner: The Unix banner program outputs a large ASCII art version of the text that is supplied to it as its program arguments. One use of the command is to create highly visible separator pages for print jobs.
  3. The banner, in the context of Australian football, is a large crêpe paper and sticky-tape constructed banner made weekly by each team's cheer squad. It is hoisted before the start of every Australian Rules Football game. When hoisted before each game, it reveals an encouraging or celebratory message to the team; then, as the players take to the field, they run through the banner, breaking it. Traditionally, the captain, or a milestone achieving player leads the team when breaking the banner. The banners have become standard at all AFL games.
  4. Banner is a family name.

Phrases with Banner

Phrases starting with the word Banner:

  1. Banner Ad
  2. Banner Goby
  3. Banner Roll
  4. banner cloud
  5. Banner Blenny
  6. Banner Clubtail
  7. Banner Lyretail
  8. Banner blindness
  9. Banner-Tailed Kangaroo Rat

Phrases ending with the word Banner:

  1. Ad Banner
  2. Common Banner
  3. Golden Banner
  4. star-spangled banner
  5. the star-spangled banner

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Banner

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mongolia (2010)

by Alan J. K. Sanders

a banner is a khoshuu; a league is an aimag. Abaganar: Abaganar banner, Xilin Gol ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Marketing (2016)

by Charles Doyle

banner ad A graphical advertising unit especially created for use on the *World Wide Web. These have become the dominant form of advertising online. The accepted standard size is 468×60 pixels .

Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia (2005)

by Heinemann Library (Firm)

see also: American Flag, Flag 'The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. A national anthem is a nation's official song. It is a symbol for that country. A patriot's poem In 1814, the United States was ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Banner, or Flag, disveloped or displayed.

Google previewA Minecraft Mini-Encyclopedia (2014)

by Cori Dusmann

designs, wash them off one layer at a time in a cauldron, and copy them using a blank banner. You can craft lots of patterns, including stripes, borders, shapes, and symbols. Experiment with them and check the wiki for basic recipes.

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

banner 1. Syn. of pennant, 2. 1st Use. 1880. (New York Herald, Aug. 30; Edward J. Nichols). 2. A paper or cloth sheet emblazoned with a message from ...

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Quotes about Banner

Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour. (Ernest Shackleton)
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Scrabble value of B3A1N1N1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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