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price tag

noun

Simple Definition of price tag

  • : a piece of paper or plastic that is attached to a product and that has the product's price written or printed on it

  • : the amount of money that something costs

Full Definition of price tag

  1. 1 :  a tag on merchandise showing the price at which it is offered for sale

  2. 2 :  price, cost

Examples of price tag

  1. The price tag is missing so I don't know how much this sweater costs.

  2. <a weeklong cruise on the luxury liner sounded great, but the price tag was enough to make me choke>



1881

First Known Use of price tag

1881


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