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  1. a person or thing that sticks.
  2. an adhesive label.
  3. Informal. sticker price.
  4. something, as a problem or riddle, that puzzles or nonpluses one.
  5. Slang. a knife, especially one used as a weapon by a criminal.
  6. a worker who kills animals in a slaughterhouse by piercing the jugular vein with a pointed instrument.
  7. a bur, thorn, or the like.
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  1. of or relating to the sticker price of an automobile: Customers are experiencing sticker shock at the high price of new cars.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to place a sticker on.
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Origin of sticker

First recorded in 1575–85; stick2 + -er1
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Related Words for stickered

stamp, characterize, tag, identify, specify, define, classify, designate, fix, reduce, value, cost, estimate, appraise, tally, call, name, class, sticker, evaluate

British Dictionary definitions for stickered


  1. an adhesive label, poster, or paper
  2. a person or thing that sticks
  3. a persevering or industrious person
  4. something prickly, such as a thorn, that clings to one's clothing, etc
  5. informal something that perplexes
  6. informal a knife used for stabbing or piercing
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Word Origin and History for stickered



"gummed adhesive label," 1871, from stick (v.).

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