sticker

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English[edit]

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A sticker on an apple.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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. (by extension) 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.
  11. (Internet) A cartoonish illustration of a character that represents an emotion or action, similar to an emoji.
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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 February 28, Rita Zekas, “DecoRita visits West Elm”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Also out of Africa: a huge hammered copper floor mirror stickered at $449.

Etymology 2[edit]

stick (sticky, adjective) +‎ -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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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sticker m (plural stickers)

  1. sticker

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sticker

  1. present tense of sticka.