• IPA: /ˈstɪkə(r)/

sticker (plural stickers)

  1. Something or someone that sticks.
    • 1930, The Strand Magazine (volume 80, page 321)
      He's a sticker. He was a goer to the end in all he did — and in Rugger outstandingly […]
  2. An adhesive label or decal.
  3. A price tag.
  4. (by extension) The listed price (also sticker price).
    When buying a car, know the sticker and the invoice price.
  5. (Internet) A cartoonish illustration of a character that represents an emotion or action, often accompanied by text, that may be superimposed on a digital image.
  6. (informal) A burr or seed pod that catches in fur or clothing.
  7. (colloquial, dated) That which causes one to stick; that which puzzles or poses.
  8. A wooden strip placed between courses of lumber to allow air circulation (also kiln sticker).
  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. A brand, label, or company, especially one making and distributing records.
  11. (US, politics) A paster.
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sticker (stickers, present participle stickering; past and past participle stickered)

  1. To apply one or more stickers to (something)
  2. To mark as the sticker price
  1. (nonstandard, informal) comparative form of stick (stickier).
    A sticker type of glue that always stays sticky.

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