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Dictionary Definition



1 a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf [syn: spine, thorn, prickle, pricker]
2 an adhesive label [syn: gummed label, paster]
3 a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem [syn: poser, stumper, toughie]
4 a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing [syn: dagger]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. something that sticks
  2. an adhesive label or decal
  3. a brand, label, or company, especially one making and distributing records
  4. a price tag
  5. the listed price (also sticker price)
    When buying a car, know the sticker and the invoice price.
  6. (informal) a burr or seed pod that catches in fur or clothing
  7. a wooden strip placed between courses of lumber to allow air circulation. (also 'kiln sticker')


something that sticks
an adhesive label or decal
a brand, label, or company
a price tag
a wooden strip
  • French: baguette

Extensive Definition

Sticker generally refers to a kind of adhesive label
Sticker may also refer to:
  • Sticker (weed), the seed of a weed that has thorny spikes and sticks itself into hair or skin
  • Strips of dry wood that separate boards of drying wood. See wood drying

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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