Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tag along”

See all translations

tag along

 /ˈtæɡ əˈlɔŋ/ (-gg-) infml
verb [T] phrasal verb with tag  /tæɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to go somewhere with a person or group of people, esp. when you have not been invited: James doesn’t want his little brother to tag along.
(Definition of tag along from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tag along?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tag along” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More