tag team


: a team of two or more professional wrestlers who spell each other during a match
: two or more people working in association toward the same goal
usually hyphenated when used attributively

Examples of tag team in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My faux-natural blondes, this shampoo-conditioner tag team is for you. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 9 July 2024 The iconic Wild Samoans won WWE’s tag team championship on three different occasions, and were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. Bruce Haring, Deadline, 26 June 2024 The reliable tag team of American justice: Scott Maxwell and Brett Kavanaugh. Scott Maxwell, Orlando Sentinel, 21 June 2024 Reks is probably best known for a tag team with Curt Hawkins in NXT and on Smackdown, but Tuft says now that Reks’ character was never given the opportunity to build. Jay Reddick, Orlando Sentinel, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for tag team 

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Word History


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First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tag team was in 1952

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“Tag team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tag%20team. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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