clothes hanger


: a usually curved piece of metal, plastic, or wood that is used for hanging clothing : coat hanger

Examples of clothes hanger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nearby, a clothes hanger, recently rid of its contents, swayed. Lizzie Feidelson, The New Yorker, 7 Jan. 2022 The killers tortured the nude Waters before strangling him with a wire clothes hanger. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 5 June 2022 In the little rowboat with my father and his father, my job was to take a wire clothes hanger bent into a ring, bait it and pull up the crabs. Marc Myers, WSJ, 15 Nov. 2022 At the Lombard Street rally, Dr. Natalie Spicyn, held her 22-month-old son in her arms and a sign with a clothes hanger with a slash though it, waiving as passing cars. Jessica Anderson, Baltimore Sun, 25 June 2022 Take a clothes hanger from the closet – the one with the clips – and clamp both sides of the curtains together. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 15 June 2022 Unfortunately, in the process, the character herself was rendered about as expressive as a clothes hanger. New York Times, 30 Dec. 2021 In capable hands, anything can become a pick: a clothes hanger, an orange juice carton, a twig, even the plastic packaging of the lock itself. Hazlitt, 5 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Clothes hanger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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