Instagram

verb

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

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
Instagrammable 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

Word History

First Known Use

2010, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Instagram was in 2010

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Cite this Entry

“Instagram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Instagram. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

Instagram

verb
In·​sta·​gram ˈin(t)-stə-ˌgram How to pronounce Instagram (audio)
Instagrammed; Instagramming
: to post (a picture) to the Instagram photo-sharing service
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