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

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Her father is a former NWA heavyweight champion, television champion and a four-time tag team champion along with fellow WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson. Nick Talbot, ExpressNews.com, "The Born Legend: Tessa Blanchard forging her own path," 4 July 2019 But through taking club members’ advice and tag teaming the project with a friend, Garrett finally settled on a recipe. Emma Simmons, al.com, "Local homebrew clubs bring community to beer lovers," 18 June 2019 Following the Dragon Quest DLC pack is a tag team of Banjo and Kazooie, who will join the game sometime this fall. Allen Kim, CNN, "Sequel to Zelda, Smash Bros. DLC characters and more revealed at E3 2019," 11 June 2019 Comprised of Ax and Smash, Demolition was the premiere tag team in the World Wrestling Federation during the golden era of the 1980s. Justin Barrasso, SI.com, "The Week in Wrestling: Why Brock Lesnar’s Absence Is Such a Big Problem for Raw," 6 June 2018 The promotion’s booker is Joseph Cabibbo, who formerly wrestled as the Almighty Sheik and is now one-half of the PCW Ultra tag team champions as Josef. Justin Barrasso, SI.com, "The Week in Wrestling: Mark Henry Reflects on a Legendary Career; James Storm on Bobby Roode," 17 Jan. 2018 The Hart Foundation started as bad guys in WWE and won their first tag team championship in 1987 with the help of a crooked referee. Dan Gelston, The Seattle Times, "Former WWE star Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart dies at 63," 14 Aug. 2018 Their tag team was a nightmare, no beauty about it. Joe Lynch, Billboard, "'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 10, Ep. 7: Snatch Game, Melania Trump & Mermaid Realness," 4 May 2018 To be sure, the spooky tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s Christmas-eve visitation by a tag team of spirits from the great beyond appears at first blush to be a thoroughly Christian parable of the power of grace to melt the hearts of men. Terry Teachout, WSJ, "How the Movies Invented Christmas," 20 Dec. 2018

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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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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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