stick·​er | \ ˈsti-kər How to pronounce sticker (audio) \

Definition of sticker

1 : one that pierces with a point
2a : one that adheres or causes adhesion
b : a slip of paper with adhesive back that can be fastened to a surface

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Like Barton, Maria Boyle, 48, of Webster Groves, put a sticker on her car to broadcast her need for a kidney, in addition to setting up a Facebook page dedicated to the subject. Rachel Rice,, "Amid long waits for organ transplants, some launch their own searches," 10 Apr. 2018 Duckworth carried her newborn in a black baby carrier with a US Capitol Police sticker on it. Daniella Diaz, CNN, "Duckworth comes back to Senate with her baby on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," 26 Apr. 2018 So what were all those lingering shots of butterfly stickers and jewelry for? Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner Fans Have Decoded How Stormi Webster’s Name IS Actually Connected to Butterflies," 9 Feb. 2018 Welcome to the rise of pimple stickers, which have become very popular in Korea and are starting to gain traction stateside. Lauren Valenti, Marie Claire, "Pimple Stickers Are Your New Blemish-Busting Savior," 15 Sep. 2015 Question stickers are also coming to Live videos to better organize Q&A interactions. Dami Lee, The Verge, "Instagram Stories’ question stickers can now be used to share music," 18 Dec. 2018 Each of these appears in the game as a flat, 2D image, and they're slapped, sticker-style, onto one or more existing Smash combatants to create a one-off battle. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Smash Bros. Ultimate review: The best fighting game on any Nintendo system," 6 Dec. 2018 Shah said Instagram would soon roll out shopping stickers to all busineeses’ Stories page, not just to their feeds. Theodore Schleifer, Recode, "Instagram could still develop a new shopping app — but here’s how it’s trying to woo window-shoppers in its current one," 17 Sep. 2018 Find out how to fill in your eyebrows with eyeshadow in the tutorial below: Step 5: Stick some pearl stickers from a craft store into your hair to mimic the galaxy effect of the filter, then swipe on a pretty magenta lip to complete the look. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "5 Snapchat Filter Halloween Costumes You Should Rock IRL," 8 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of sticker

circa 1542, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

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The first known use of sticker was circa 1542

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English Language Learners Definition of sticker

: a piece of paper with a picture or writing on it and a sticky substance on its back that is used to attach it to a surface


stick·​er | \ ˈsti-kər How to pronounce sticker (audio) \

Kids Definition of sticker

: something (as a slip of paper with glue on its back) that can be stuck to a surface

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