sticker

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English[edit]

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A sticker on an apple.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From stick (to adhere) + -er (agent).

Noun[edit]

sticker (plural stickers)

  1. something that sticks
  2. an adhesive label or decal
  3. a brand, label, or company, especially one making and distributing records
  4. a price tag
  5. the listed price (also sticker price)
    When buying a car, know the sticker and the invoice price.
  6. (informal) a burr or seed pod that catches in fur or clothing
  7. a wooden strip placed between courses of lumber to allow air circulation. (also 'kiln sticker')
  8. (colloquial, dated) That which causes one to stick; that which puzzles or poses.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Thackeray to this entry?)
  9. (music) A small wooden rod in an organ which connects (in part) a key and a pallet, so as to communicate motion by pushing.
  10. (US, politics) A paster.
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Verb[edit]

sticker (third-person singular simple present stickers, present participle stickering, simple past and past participle stickered)

  1. To apply one or more stickers to (something)
  2. To mark as the sticker price
    • 2009 Februaryruary 28, Rita Zekas, “DecoRita visits West Elm”, Toronto Star:
      Also out of Africa: a huge hammered copper floor mirror stickered at $449.

Etymology 2[edit]

From stick (sticky, adj) + -er (comparative).

Adjective[edit]

sticker

  1. (nonstandard, informal) comparative form of stick: more stick (stickier).
    A sticker type of glue that always stays sticky.

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Verb[edit]

sticker

  1. present tense of sticka.