end·​cap ˈend-ˌkap How to pronounce endcap (audio)
: a display of products placed at the end of an aisle in a store

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web As an 18-year-old working as a part-time cashier at a store in Montgomery County, Md., Kress often saw people snatch cigarette boxes from a large display at an aisle endcap. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 29 May 2023 In a visual signal of confusion, Central Market on Lovers Lane in Dallas displayed an endcap of Carbone red sauce this spring, positioned next to signs with the Dallas restaurant logo for Carbone’s. Dallas News, 1 June 2022 So will an endcap of the main Trinity Groves building, where AvoEatery and Souk were. Dallas News, 18 Apr. 2022 Torres and Veeda start throwing off enough sparks to set an endcap on fire, so McGee ambles away to pick up chocolate chips, leaving Torres to explain his own immigration story: moving from Panama to Columbia to the U.S. by the age of 11 and learning English from TV shows. Sara Netzley, EW.com, 21 Mar. 2023 The location — along the endcap space adjacent to East Southlake Boulevard — marks a return to Tarrant County for the chain. Dallas News, 24 Mar. 2022 Visible on the southwestern flanks, the Pusch Ridge Wilderness makes an abrupt, stony endcap. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2023 The endcap has since been changed: Carbone’s history was removed and Carbone sauce remained. Dallas News, 1 June 2022 In many ways, the trial serves as the endcap to what has been called the Navy’s worst scandal in modern history. San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endcap was in 1983

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“Endcap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endcap. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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