from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that persistently follows another: "Technological change separates the innovators from the tag-alongs” ( Thomas G. Exter).
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- n. One who, or that which, tags along.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along
The bonus game points were a tagalong, which is a problem.
Being First Lady is a "tagalong" job based on what one's spouse has done.
when they headed to the bike corral to hop on their "tagalong" bicycle and ride to their Royal
Things get dicey and a lot messy once they and their tagalong Edberg get into the thick of things.
The tagalong/assassin leads an ARMY to capture the egg near the end.
Hero goes on quest with a companion and a bumbling fool tagalong the king sends to keep track of their progress.
Please see Jade from Jackie Chan Adventures for a fairly effective example of a kid tagalong.
Even when the King sends a competent tagalong/assassin, he fails to either finish the hero or recover the egg.
Misconception 3: “Adding a tagalong kid will help me broaden my audience base”.
Like a tagalong, but instead of peanut butter it was caramel and pecans.
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