tag·​ger | \ ˈta-gər How to pronounce tagger (audio) \

Definition of tagger

: one that tags especially : a person who marks surfaces with graffiti

Examples of tagger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hip-hop star Keith Grayson — the East Harlem graffiti tagger, radio disc jockey, mixtape master, MC battle referee and recording artist better known as DJ Kay Slay — died Sunday, due to complications from a four-month battle with COVID-19. A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 18 Apr. 2022 Standing at the bow was veteran sea turtle tagger Scott Benson, holding a large hoop with an equally large net attached to it. Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Nov. 2021 Ayton’s rim gravity pulls Jackson, the tagger, in from the corner. Shane Young, Forbes, 22 June 2021 Like the name suggests, players must design a tagger and a runner, and the objective of the game is to tag the other player to win. Washington Post, 5 May 2021 Hunter, the young tagger, might believe in miracles now. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Even before the death of George Floyd and the wave of nationwide protests that followed, a tagger struck the city's stakepark. al, 7 June 2020 They’ll be chased by an elite group of ultimate taggers who all specialize in various athletic skills, including parkour, stuntmen/stuntwoman and fitness trainers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 May 2020 That’s especially important to remember given that five decades or so after the first taggers raided New York, graffiti — or at minimum, its spirit — is finding its way into museums. Jon Caramanica, New York Times, 8 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of tagger

1648, in the meaning defined above

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“Tagger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tagger. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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