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

Examples of sticker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every order of $25 or more comes with a free Book Bus sticker. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 29 Apr. 2022 Depending on their destination, the drivers of some outbound trucks are sometimes sealed in with a sticker to ensure they cannot be infected en route. Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2022 Police stopped a grey Jeep Compass with an expired registration sticker in a Burger King drive thru at 7:33 a.m. Jan. 21. Brian Lisik, cleveland, 6 Feb. 2022 Most of it was private label, save for the occasional bag of American branded salty snacks, and was still carrying Japanese-language packaging with a sticker in English explaining the contents. Warren Shoulberg, Forbes, 1 Feb. 2022 Mari shared the photo in her Instagram Story with a heart sticker. Kim Willis, USA TODAY, 10 Jan. 2022 Akerman, a singer who performs under the name Final Child, shared a look at her newborn baby boy from the hospital bed, but kept his face covered with a sticker. Jd Knapp,, 9 Jan. 2022 The products come in plastic bags with the Bosket Bread sticker on the front. Chris Smith, BGR, 21 Dec. 2021 While the base price was about $375,000, this specific automobile was delivered new to Dallas, Tex., with a sticker of $393,600. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 13 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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16 May 2022

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“Sticker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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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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