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 What better way to celebrate the holiday with your partner in crime than to tag team as the Ghostbusters? Samantha Lawyer, Woman's Day, 5 July 2022 This match was legitimately good enough to be tag team match of the year at the very least. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 3 July 2022 Last week’s broadcast of WWE SmackDown garnered 2.031 million viewers with a main event between RK-Bro and The Usos to unify the Raw and SmackDown tag team titles. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 28 May 2022 Nash, who was Hall's tag team partner and founder of the wrestling faction New World Order alongside Hulk Hogan in World Championship Wrestling, confirmed Hall's status in an Instagram post late Sunday night. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 14 Mar. 2022 Craft beer and wrestling are increasingly performing as a tag team. New York Times, 24 June 2022 This match was a tremendous follow-up to a boring and niche tag team match from last segment. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 25 May 2022 Chris Jericho had to introduce two new members of the Jericho Appreciation Society (Sammy and Tay), narrate near-coitus between Sammy and Tay, explain what a Suzuki Gun was and promote a six-man tag team match all in one promo. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 16 June 2022 There was a backstage segment that not only teased a Nikki A.S.H. tag team with Doudrop, but also the return of Nikki Cross. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 3 May 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

12 Aug 2022

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“Tag team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tag%20team. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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