sticker

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
stick•er /ˈstɪkɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a person or thing that sticks.
  2. an adhesive label.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
stick•er  (stikər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person or thing that sticks.
  2. an adhesive label.
  3. Informal TermsSee  sticker price. 
  4. something, as a problem or riddle, that puzzles or nonpluses one.
  5. Slang Termsa knife, esp. 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.

adj. 
  1. of or pertaining to the sticker price of an automobile:Customers are experiencing sticker shock at the high price of new cars.

v.t. 
  1. to place a sticker on.
  • stick2 + -er1 1575–85


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

sticker /ˈstɪkə/ n
  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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