Instagram

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

Definition of Instagram

: 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

Other Words from Instagram

Instagrammable \ ˈin(t)-​stə-​ˌgra-​mə-​bəl How to pronounce Instagrammable (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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Cite this Entry

“Instagram.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Instagram?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=i&file=instagram_1. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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