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 The collaboration pledges to donate 10% of the sticker sales to Trans Lifeline. Megan Decker,, "Wearing Euphoria-Inspired Cloud Makeup Just Got A Lot Easier," 4 Feb. 2021 Get a kids’ sticker subscription at Pipsticks starting at $11.95 per month 17. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, "26 cute and fun Valentine's Day gifts kids will love," 21 Jan. 2021 Kids who had Pokémon Snap at home, or rented it from Blockbuster, could slot in their cartridge and print their digital photographs of Pokémon onto the Pokémon Snap Station’s sticker sheets. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, "The Bygone Glory of Blockbuster's Pokémon Snap Station," 16 Jan. 2021 To remove sticker residue from matte surfaces, patrons should use a rubber-cement eraser available at art supply or office supply stores. Chris Smith | Contributing Writer,, "Listen up: Covid brings an increase in audiobook demand at Jeff Library," 31 Dec. 2020 No refuse sticker will be required during the two weeks. Beacon-news Staff,, "Oswego museum displaying ornaments online," 31 Dec. 2020 This sticker-and-ribbon version from Kids Craft Room is a reusable DIY that swaps pyrotechnics for a more gentle colorful display. Purbita Saha, Popular Science, "Make your own New Year’s ball, and 4 other family party ideas," 31 Dec. 2020 Another idea is to create a sticker chart or marble jar to keep track of how much progress kids have made on their goals. Sierra Filucci, Family, "Why New Year’s resolutions will look different this year," 28 Dec. 2020 Participants who completed the 2020 series can collect their hiking stick and first hiking medallion sticker during the open house sessions. Joan Rusek, cleveland, "Happy New Year, now it is time to start something new: Valley Views," 28 Dec. 2020

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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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21 Feb 2021

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“Sticker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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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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