I. noun Etymology: Middle English banere, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo sign; probably akin to Greek phainein to show — more at fancy Date: 13th century 1. a. a piece of cloth attached by one edge to a staff and used by a leader (as a monarch or feudal lord) as his standard b. flag II,1 c. an ensign displaying a distinctive or symbolic device or legend; especially one presented as an award of honor or distinction 2. a headline in large type running across a newspaper page 3. a strip of cloth on which a sign is painted <
welcome banners stretched across the street
4. a name, slogan, or goal associated with a particular group or ideology <
the new banner is “community control” — F. M. Hechinger
— often used with under <
every new administration arrives…under the banner of change — John Cogley
5. an advertisement graphic that runs usually across the top of a World Wide Web page II. adjective Date: 1840 1. prominent in support of a political party <
a banner Democratic county
2. distinguished from all others especially in excellence <
a banner year for business
III. transitive verb Date: 1889 1. to furnish with a banner 2. to print (as a news story) under a banner usually on the front page

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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