from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A question used after a statement when seeking or expecting confirmation of that statement, as wasn't he in He was here, wasn't he?

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A question inviting the listener to indicate agreement, formed by adding a “tag” word or expression to a statement. For example “You love me, don’t you?”.


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