In·​sta·​gram | \ ˈin(t)-stə-ˌgram How to pronounce Instagram (audio) \
Instagrammed; Instagramming; Instagrams

Definition of Instagram

transitive + intransitive

: to post (a picture) to the Instagram photo-sharing service The couple … were spotted strolling along the Tidal Basin to take part in one of the District's time-honored springtime activities: Instagramming cherry blossoms.The Washington Post Sadaharu Aoki's desserts are even more exquisite in person, a perfect choice for Instagramming.— Jordan Bishop To her husband's chagrin, she's often Instagramming and tweeting from her living room couch late into the evening.— Elizabeth Wellington

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Instagrammable \ ˈin(t)-​stə-​ˌgra-​mə-​bəl How to pronounce Instagram (audio) \ adjective
The old man can tackle an obstacle course geared to his special talents, sip a brew to classic rock or snag an Instagrammable moment with a New York sports legend. — Jim Merritt

First Known Use of Instagram

2010, in the meaning defined above

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“Instagram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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