Definition of Tacker

1. Noun. A worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding).

Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Tack



2. Noun. A sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches.
Exact synonyms: Baster
Generic synonyms: Sewer
Derivative terms: Tack, Tack

3. Noun. A hand-held machine for driving staples home.
Exact synonyms: Staple Gun, Staplegun
Generic synonyms: Machine
Derivative terms: Tack

Definition of Tacker

1. n. One who tacks.

Definition of Tacker

1. Noun. A person who, or device that tacks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tacker

1. one that tacks [n -S] - See also: tacks

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tacker

taciturn
taciturnities
taciturnity
taciturnly
taciturnous
tack
tack claw
tack hammer
tack on
tack together
tack up
tackboard
tackboards
tacked
tacked up
tacker (current term)
tackers
tacket
tackets
tackety
tackey
tackeys
tackie
tackier
tackies
tackiest
tackified
tackifier
tackifiers
tackifies

Literary usage of Tacker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles John Abbey, John Henry Overton (1878)
"A tacker, ' writes a pamphleteer in 1705, 'is the motley spawn of the ... A tacker is one whose zeal for the Church shakes hands with the Devil; ..."

2. Descriptions of Occupations by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"BAB tacker BUILT Description: The bar tacker operates a special automatic machine, which sews a short row of stitches, similar to buttonhole stitches, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Rag tacker (popular), a dressmaker. Rag, the (London), explained by quotation. There is not a single music-hall, from the vast " Alhambra" in Leicester ..."

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