Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The trade of an ‘adsmith.’

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Examples

  • Most of the adsmithing is now employed in persuading people that such things are useful, beautiful, and pure.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • My author is no more the friend of honesty in adsmithing than he is of propriety, He deprecates jocosity in apothecaries and undertakers, not only as bad taste, but as bad business; and he is as severe as any one could be upon ads that seize the attention by disgusting or shocking the reader.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • "Before that time, perhaps," my friend suggested, "adsmithing will have become so fine and potent an art that advertising will be reduced in bulk, while keeping all its energy and even increasing its effectiveness."

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • You know some of those chaps make fifteen or twenty thousand dollars by adsmithing.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • Most of the adsmithing is now employed in persuading people that such things are useful, beautiful, and pure.

    Short Stories and Essays (from Literature and Life)

  • "Before that time, perhaps," my friend suggested, "adsmithing will have become so fine and potent an art that advertising will be reduced in bulk, while keeping all its energy and even increasing its effectiveness."

    Short Stories and Essays (from Literature and Life)

  • My author is no more the friend of honesty in adsmithing than he is of propriety, He deprecates jocosity in apothecaries and undertakers, not only as bad taste, but as bad business; and he is as severe as any one could be upon ads that seize the attention by disgusting or shocking the reader.

    Short Stories and Essays (from Literature and Life)

  • You know some of those chaps make fifteen or twenty thousand dollars by adsmithing.

    Short Stories and Essays (from Literature and Life)

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