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 sticker is free for now, but will cost drivers $1 each after July 1. Angie Jackson, Detroit Free Press, "Mackinac Bridge reopens after closing because of falling ice," 1 Jan. 2020 Some of the most popular emojis have been converted into a sticker pack for iMessage, WhatsApp, and other chatting platforms. Michele Moses, The New Yorker, "A Bot That Captures the Ambivalence of Human Emotion," 4 Sep. 2019 Pepe is popping up all over Hong Kong—in graffiti, on anonymous forums, in sticker packs for WhatsApp and Telegram. Emma Grey Ellis, WIRED, "Pepe the Frog Means Something Different in Hong Kong—Right?," 23 Aug. 2019 Memoji will also live inside the iPhone’s keyboard now, as well as in a sticker pack replicating many popular emoji. Mike Murphy, Quartz, "Everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2019 developer conference," 3 June 2019 Feature request: a sticker pack about not murdering the people who live in your village. Casey Newton, The Verge, "How platforms are driving users to misinformation about mail bombs," 27 Oct. 2018 Facebook Messenger's bounty of features—video calls, group messaging, GIFs, stickers, payments, and more—almost all currently depend on a Facebook server being able to access the contents of messages. Andy Greenberg, Wired, "Facebook Says Encrypting Messenger by Default Will Take Years," 10 Jan. 2020 To block brush, stickers, dirt, pebbles, insects, and moisture in warm and cool weather. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Things to Know Before You Buy Gaiters," 8 Jan. 2020 The back of the Smart Display 7 is bare, except for where the power cord connects, another Lenovo logo, and a sticker with the device's serial number and other nonessential information. Jason Cipriani, CNN Underscored, "Lenovo's Smart Display 7 has the looks to compete with Google's Nest Hub," 19 Dec. 2019

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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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13 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Sticker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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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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