Simple Definition of hanger
: a usually curved piece of metal, plastic, or wood that is used for hanging clothing
Full Definition of hanger
2 : something that hangs, overhangs, or is suspended: as a : a decorative strip of cloth b : a small sword formerly used by seamen c chiefly British : a small wood on steeply sloping land
3 : a device by which or to which something is hung or hangs: as a : a strap on a sword belt by which a sword or dagger can be suspended b : a loop by which a garment is hung up c : a device that fits inside or around a garment for hanging from a hook or rod
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