bumper sticker love

Definitions

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

  • n. A sticker bearing a printed message for display on a vehicle's bumper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An adhesive label or decal, usually applied to the bumper or back end of an automobile, and displaying a short political, promotional, philosophical, or humorous message.
  • n. Metaphorically, said of canned insight; a slogan or saying that is trite or lacks depth.

Etymologies

bumper + sticker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Doug Berry was his name, and this ridiculously childish pickup truck with the offensively childish bumper sticker about divers on the back had a license plate from Suffolk County down on Long Island.

    Drowned Hopes

  • He flipped on his blinker and pulled into the oncoming lane, flooring it as he passed an old truck with a bumper sticker that said, Honk If You Love Jesus.

    Shiver

  • On the landward side of Doug Berry’s domain was the gravel width of customer parking area, containing at the moment only Berry’s custom-packaged black (with blue and silver trim) Ford pickup, with the inevitable bumper sticker on the back: DIVERS GO DEEPER.

    Drowned Hopes

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