EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæɡə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æɡə(ɹ)

Etymology 1Edit

tag +‎ -er

NounEdit

tagger (plural taggers)

  1. One who or that which tags.
    1. The player who tries to catch others in the game of tag.
      • 1989, Francis Edward Abernethy, Texas Toys and Games (page 111)
        The teacher then calls on each one of the tagged to identify his tagger. If a student cannot guess correctly, he must sit down.
    2. A person who writes graffiti using a specific mark
    3. (computing theory) A program or algorithm that adds tags for purposes of categorization, e.g. grammatical information to words in a document, or genres to songs in a music collection.
      • 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 109:
        To include part-of-speech (POS) information, the corpus was tagged using the CLAWS tagger.
  2. A device for removing taglocks from sheep.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
  3. That which is pointed like a tag.
    • 1689, Charles Cotton, Burlesque
      hedgehogs' or porcupines' small taggers
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Variant of tadger?”)

NounEdit

tagger (plural taggers)

  1. (slang) The penis.

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

tagger (plural taggers)

  1. (in the plural) Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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EtymologyEdit

From English tag

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tagger

  1. (graffiti) to tag
  2. to tag (label)
    tagger quelqu'un sur Facebook - tag someone on Facebook

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