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Definition of "sticker" []

  • One that sticks, as a gummed or adhesive label or patch. (noun)
  • A tenacious, diligent, or persistent person. (noun)
  • A thorn, prickle, or barb. (noun)
  • Something puzzling or bewildering, as a riddle. (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 "sticker" in a sentence
  • "Anyone who has ever run afoul of the alternate side of the street parking rules knows that the term sticker shock can take on a whole new meaning."
  • "Then she looked more closely: The label sticker was affixed to a bottle containing a different medicine."
  • "Since the only place where you can get a sticker is at the border, you may have to drive back there to sort it out."