coat hanger

noun

Definition of coat hanger 

: a device which is shaped like the outline of a person's shoulders and over which garments may be hung

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Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018 Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018 Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018 Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018 Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018 Plastic Code 6: Polystryene Brittle, hard plastics — including yogurt containers, egg boxes, fast food trays, video cases, disposable cutlery, vending cups and coat hangers. Jordan Cutler-tietjen, sacbee, "Do you take recycling seriously? Here's how Sacramento's waste rules are changing," 10 July 2018 There are rooms with empty desks and lonesome coat hangers. Thomas Farragher, BostonGlobe.com, "In Maine, a town on the brink of extinction plots a comeback," 13 Feb. 2018 Outside of Reynolds’ office earlier Friday, critics of the bill began leaving coat hangers by her staff’s desks. Barbara Rodriguez, BostonGlobe.com, "Iowa governor signs nation’s strictest abortion regulation," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of coat hanger

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coat hanger was in 1895

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coat hanger

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coat hanger

: a device that is used for hanging clothes in a closet

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