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Definition of "clicker" [click•er]

  • One that clicks, as: (noun)
  • A remote control, as for a television or VCR. (noun)
  • A computer mouse. (noun)
  • A mechanical counter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clicker" in a sentence
  • "From previous comment – I meant to say (but my clicker is faster than my proofreader) With my kids, we talk about … if they talked about it on their own, that would be awesome and I would not need to parent them!!"
  • "It seems to me that the negative reaction to the idea of a clicker is often a knee-jerk reaction to what many trainers see as a "tree hugging" way of training."
  • "A clicker is simply a tool - it's based on the work of B.F. Skinner - and is telling the animal that the behavior he just performed is reinforcable."