tag team


Definition of tag team

1 : a team of two or more professional wrestlers who spell each other during a match
2 : 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 But what could have been a successful political tag team has now turned into a harmful ego stalemate. Thuc Nhi Nguyen Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus Today: Biden’s balancing act," 27 Apr. 2021 On Saturday evening, The Miz and John Morrison square off against Bad Bunny and Damian Priest in a tag team match. Michael Loré, Forbes, "The Miz Can’t Wait To See Fans In Person At WrestleMania 37," 9 Apr. 2021 Created by men to take on these other monstrous titans, Mechagodzilla makes for a pretty formidable foe – that is, until Godzilla and Kong form an even more fearsome tag team. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Spoilers! Let's talk about that monstrous surprise guest star in 'Godzilla vs. Kong'," 3 Apr. 2021 Being the oldest tag team in the match was evident by their ability to perform, but Natalya and Tamina capitalized on being the last team to enter the ring. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, "Lightning, Bad Bunny and HERstory: Takeaways from night one of WWE Wrestlemania 37," 11 Apr. 2021 Musician Bad Bunny and his tag team partner, Damian Priest, will also face The Miz and John Morrison. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "How to Watch WWE's WrestleMania 2021 for Free This Weekend," 9 Apr. 2021 Back on the main card, the Usos their titles against to The Bludgeon Brothers in a triple threat tag team match, when Luke Harper pinned Kofi Kingston of The New Day. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, "Alabama at WrestleMania: From Paul Bearer to Bray Wyatt, the state’s biggest moments," 8 Apr. 2021 Road Dogg’s career took off in the late 1990s and early 2000s as one half of the New Age Outlaws tag team, alongside Billy Gunn. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, "WWE's Road Dogg hospitalized after heart attack, wife says," 28 Mar. 2021 The Raquel Gonzalez staredown from earlier also telegraphed this result, which was a new pair of tag team champions leading to a surefire breakup between Gonzalez and Kai. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, "WWE NXT Results: Winners, News And Notes With Women’s Tag Title Announcement On March 10, 2021," 11 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of tag team

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tag team

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“Tag team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tag%20team. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of tag team

: a team of two or more professional wrestlers who take turns fighting during a match

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