Definitions

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

  • n. One that tags, especially the pursuer in the game of tag.
  • n. Very thin sheet iron, usually plated with tin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who tags.
  • n. A component of a parser that tags words.
  • n. A person who writes graffiti using his or her tag.
  • n. The penis.
  • n. A program that adds tags for purposes of categorization, e.g. to a music collection.
  • n. That which is pointed like a tag.
  • n. plural Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge.
  • n. A device for removing taglocks from sheep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, appends or joins one thing to another.
  • n. That which is pointed like a tag.
  • n. Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge.
  • n. A device for removing taglocks from sheep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who tags or attaches one thing to another.
  • n. That which is joined or appended to anything; an appendage.
  • n. The pursuer in the game of tag.
  • n. A device for removing tag-locks from sheep.
  • n. plural Very thin sheet-iron, either coated or not coated with tin.
  • n. A sheet of tin-plate of less than the standard gage or size of the box or lot in which it is packed; a light-weight plate. In the United States such sheets are more commonly called wasters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who appends or joins one thing to another
  • n. a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter
  • n. someone who assigns labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A new version of the MusicBrainz tagger is available for download (win32 version).

    UFies.org: October 2003 Archives

  • (Wikipedia suggests that "tagger" is a derogatory term, directed at Filipinos, although I think that's a stretch.

    The First Rule of Shed Club ...

  • I’m not saying every tagger is a budding Basquiat, but on the list of issues deserving a front-page crusade, graffiti ranks about as high as McGin’s “schlumpy” grooming habits.

    The Seattle Times’ Front-Page Graffiti Editorial « PubliCola

  • The 'tagger' is none other than Alis Hawkins, known to regular visitors as the author of the recent Macmillan New Writing title Testament.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I sure hope I didn't miss a "tagger"... just drop me a line if I did!

    Tagged... a TON!

  • Police said they believe they know the identity of the "tagger" and are investigating.

    Niagara Gazette Homepage

  • Ive heard people saying you need to use a 'tagger' on the encoded. mp4 file - I've tried this but it doesnt make any difference.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • Los Angeles tagger "Buket," aka, Cyrus Yazdani, was today sentenced to 3 years and 8 months in California state prison.

    Boing Boing

  • Daredevil LA tagger "Buket" of YouTube fame gets nearly 4 years in jail.

    Boing Boing

  • Yazdani became something of an Internet sensation when he plastered his "Buket" bomb 20 feet above the busy Hollywood Freeway -- vandalism that was captured on videotape and posted with a rap soundtrack on YouTube and numerous tagger-related blogs.

    Boing Boing

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