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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tagtæg(n.; v.)tagged, tag•ging.

  1. (n.)a piece of paper, plastic, etc., attached to something as a marker or label:

    a price tag.

  2. any small hanging or loosely attached part or piece; tatter.

  3. a loop of material sewn on a garment so that it can be hung up.

  4. a metal or plastic tip at the end of a shoelace or cord.

  5. a small piece of tinsel or the like tied to the shank of a fishhook at the body of an artificial fly.

    Category: Sport

  6. the tail end or concluding part, as of a proceeding.

  7. Ref: tag line.

  8. a symbol or other labeling device indicating the beginning or end of a unit of information in an electronic document.

    Category: Computers

  9. an addition to a speech or writing, as the moral of a fable.

  10. a quotation added for special effect.

  11. a descriptive word or phrase applied to a person, group, etc., as a label or identifier; epithet.

  12. a lock of hair.

  13. a matted lock of wool on a sheep.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  14. the white tip of the tail of a fox.

    Category: Sport

  15. (v.t.)to furnish with a tag; attach a tag to.

  16. to append as a tag, addition, or afterthought.

  17. to attach or give an epithet to; label.

  18. to write graffiti on.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  19. to give a traffic ticket to.

  20. to hold accountable for something; attach blame to.

  21. to set a price on; fix the cost of.

  22. to follow closely.

    Category: Informal

  23. to remove the tags of wool from (a sheep).

  24. (v.i.)to follow closely:

    to tag along behind someone.

  25. to write graffiti.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tag:

1375–1425; late ME tagge


tagtæg(n.; v.)tagged, tag•ging.

  1. (n.)a children's game in which one player chases the others in an effort to touch one of them, who then becomes the pursuer.

    Category: Games

  2. an act or instance of tagging a runner in baseball.

    Category: Sport

  3. (v.t.)to touch in or as if in the game of tag.

  4. to put out ( a runner) in baseball by a touch with the ball held in the hand or glove.

    Category: Sport

  5. to make a hit or run in batting against (a baseball pitcher).

    Category: Sport

  6. Informal. to strike (a person or object) solidly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Sport

  7. tag up, (of a runner in baseball) to touch the base before attempting to advance after the catch of a fly ball.

    Category: Sport, Verb Phrase

Origin of tag:

1730–40; perh. identical with tag1


  1. tagger(Noun)

    A component of a parser that tags words.

  2. tagger(Noun)

    A program that adds tags for purposes of categorization, e.g. to a music collection.

  3. tagger(Noun)

    A person who writes graffiti using his or her tag.

  4. tagger(Noun)

    The penis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tagger(noun)

    one who, or that which, appends or joins one thing to another

  2. Tagger(noun)

    that which is pointed like a tag

  3. Tagger(noun)

    sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge

  4. Tagger(noun)

    a device for removing taglocks from sheep


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