Definition of tagger in English:


Syllabification: tag·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈtagər


  • 1A person who writes graffiti using their nickname or identifying mark.
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    • Woodley has recently been hit by a spate of graffiti from three taggers.
    • We have made your lives more livable, with tougher penalties for graffiti taggers.
    • Mayor Gordon Jefferies urged townsfolk to help catch the tagger.
  • 2 Computing A piece of software that adds identifying or classifying tags to pieces of text or data.
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    • However, overall the poor parser is strained by the lack of verbs more than the tagger seemed to be, mainly due to the added pressure of producing legitimate syntactic structures.
    • Note that the keywords need to be selected by the (human) taggers from a controlled vocabulary list to ensure consistency in application and retrieval.
    • To test the accuracy of our negation tagger, we evaluated our system against a gold-standard, human-annotated corpus of 250 reports.

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