Definition of tag team in English:

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tag team


1A pair of wrestlers who fight as a team, taking the ring alternately. One team member cannot enter the ring until touched or tagged by the one leaving.
Example sentences
  • The second-generation wrestlers were a great tag team but absolutely phenomenal as single competitors.
  • He was great as a tag team wrestler and occasionally in a singles match but the best in the business he is not.
  • Then the tag team of WWE wrestler Triple H and play-by-play guy Joe Amato took over.
1.1 informal, chiefly North American A pair of people working together.
Example sentences
  • However in fairness, Pat Doherty as chairman of the economic committee proved a good tag team member with Sir Reg Empey when on overseas visits or if hosting inward investment prospects.
  • The victory was unexpected as 18-year-old Cavendish was making his first appearance at a World Championship and the two had not raced together before in an event in which pairs of riders compete as a tag team.

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Syllabification: tag team

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