Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Brightly colored and simply designed graphic shapes of billboard proportions.

Etymologies

super- +‎ graphics (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In West Hollywood, an enclave of 38,000 people about eight miles 13 kilometers from downtown Los Angeles, the billboard- tax initiative was sponsored by Michael McNeilly, founder of SkyTag Inc., a Beverly Hills-based maker of large vinyl signs called supergraphics.

  • In West Hollywood, an enclave of 38,000 people about eight miles from downtown Los Angeles, the billboard-tax initiative was sponsored by Michael McNeilly, founder of SkyTag Inc., a Beverly Hills-based maker of large vinyl signs called supergraphics.

  • West Hollywood Looks for Cash From Sunset Strip Billboard In West Hollywood, an enclave of 38,000 people about eight miles from downtown Los Angeles, the billboard-tax initiative was sponsored by Michael McNeilly, founder of SkyTag Inc., a Beverly Hills-based maker of large vinyl signs called supergraphics.

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - Five giant billboards have been removed from buildings in Hollywood near the site of the Academy Awards after Los Angeles prosecutors charged four people and four companies with hanging the so-called supergraphics illegally.

    WTOP / Business / Biz Stories

  • Five giant billboards have been removed from buildings in Hollywood near the site of the Academy Awards after Los Angeles prosecutors charged four people and four companies with hanging the so-called supergraphics illegally.

    The Seattle Times

  • LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles city attorney's office has filed its first charges under a ban passed last year on the giant building-cloaking signs known as supergraphics and most other billboards.

    Newsvine - Get Smarter Here

  • See former Reason magazine editor Virginia Postrel way back in 1999 on why laws against such "supergraphics" are dumb to begin with.

    Reason Magazine

  • Everywhere you looked there they were -- new unpermitted billboards and supergraphics (those giant ads that wrap around entire buildings).

    Carine Fabius: When Is it Art? The Age-Old Question in a Crazy New Context

  • He neither seeks nor obtains appropriate authorization for the posting of the supergraphics he creates from black and white portrait photographs.

    Bill Lasarow: JR's Wholesome Illegalities

  • The owner of a building on Beverly Boulevard is offering WeHo $20K a month for the next twenty years, as well as some free public improvements, to hang supergraphics on two sides of the property.

    Archive 2010-01-01

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