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noun tag pronunciation in British English /tæɡ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small piece of paper or other material that is fixed to something to give information about it, or is fixed to someone to show who they are

    I can’t find the price tag for this coat.

    We were all given name tags to wear at the conference.

  2. 2
    [countable] a piece of electronic equipment attached to someone, especially a criminal, in order to check where they go
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a children’s game in which one player chases the others and tries to touch them
  4. 5
    [countable] informal a piece of graffiti consisting of the artist’s name
    1. a.
      [countable] [usually singular] informal a name or phrase that is used as a way of describing someone


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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