toe tag(redirected from toe-tagging)
1. noun A piece of paper or cardboard attached to the toe of a deceased person's body in order to identify them while in a morgue. The disgruntled employee spent his last day swapping all the toe tags around in order to cause chaos in the morgue.
2. verb To attach such a piece of identification to a body's toe. Sometimes hyphenated. We're just waiting for the mortician to come around and toe tag the body. I can't believe you toe-tagged the poor guy with the wrong information!
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tv. to kill someone. (Bodies in the morgue are identified by tags on their big toes.) Man, you treat me that way one more time and I’m gonna toe tag you!
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