Instead, the Border Patrol is “catching, tagging and releasing” them, the local district attorney said.
With me tagging along, they dove into a rudimentary, damp shelter they had dug in a wood nearby.
"I got yelled at by tagging on Facebook Places," says Veronica Carvallo.
The female wolf pack leader who so enchanted the men charged with tagging her.
Ngai responds that tagging something as interesting may in itself be a judgment.
Rastignac, looking for just such a thing, noticed that every non-human Amphib had at least two Humans tagging at his heels.
God knows it ain't any treat to me to have you tagging along after me.
Somehow everything went along better without Velo tagging at his heels.
The tagging must be done in the same aisle in which the tagger stands.
You can't have me tagging at your heels every minute, you know.
the assignment of contextual tags to data, as Web links stored with memorable words for easy future access; in folksonomy, the assignment of descriptors to objects by individuals
"small hanging piece from a garment," c.1400, perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian tagg "point, prong, barb," Swedish tagg "prickle, thorn," Middle Low German tagge "branch, twig, spike"); cognate with tack (n.1). Meaning "label" is first recorded 1835; sense of "automobile license plate" is recorded from 1935, originally underworld slang. Meaning "an epithet, popular designation" is recorded from 1961, hence slang verb meaning "to write graffiti in public places" (1990).
"children's game," 1738, perhaps a variation of Scot. tig "touch, tap" (1721), probably an alteration of Middle English tek "touch, tap" (see tick (2)).
"to furnish with a tag," mid-15c., from tag (n.1). Related: Tagged; tagging. To tag along is first recorded 1900.
in the baseball sense, 1907, from tag (n.2); the adjective in the pro-wrestling sense is recorded from 1955.
A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label.
A small outgrowth or polyp.
To label, identify, or recognize with or as if with a tag.
To incorporate into a compound a readily detected substance making the compound detectable so that its metabolic or chemical history may be followed.
[final sense fr the fact that many such graffiti are the names, or tags, of the painter]