hang·​tag | \ ˈhaŋ-ˌtag How to pronounce hangtag (audio) \

Definition of hangtag

: a tag attached to an article of merchandise giving information about its material and proper care

Examples of hangtag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And outdoor enthusiasts should remember that social responsibility involves more than a hangtag telling us our gear is environmentally friendly. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, "The Dark Secrets Lurking Inside Your Outdoor Gear," 21 Feb. 2020 Cost is $5 for a single-day admission or $10 for an annual hangtag. Cincinnati.com, "Quidditch tourney takes over VOA Park in West Chester this weekend," 31 Oct. 2019 Guests with prepaid parking or parking hangtags/passes should follow the directions listed on the pass. Ed Masley, azcentral, "What you need to know about the Rolling Stones concert at State Farm Stadium," 20 Aug. 2019 Fenwick purchases 265 hangtags for students’ on-street parking needs in the S4, SB4 and SB5 parking areas near the school, village officials said. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, "Fenwick breaks ground on new 350-space on-campus parking garage," 16 Aug. 2019 Wicked Thrift — the Fashion Revolution This nine-year-old shop doesn’t take itself too seriously — a mannequin is seated at a piano near the entrance, and hangtags have cheeky descriptions. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, "Skip the T-shirt shops, already: Thrift(y) shopping on the Cape," 23 July 2019 How’s that for detail? Both shoes will come with a mini Polaroid camera hangtag that is everything our retro dreams were made of. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Puma x Polaroid Sneakers Are Here," 13 Aug. 2018 The collection has a specific logo and packaging, and Hilton’s name is on the hangtags but not on the back of the clothes. Lisa Lockwood | Wwd, latimes.com, "Paris Hilton codesigns collection with Boohoo.com," 11 June 2018 Prices vary: $20 for a Dwarf sticker; $35 for Disney X Coach poison apple hangtag, $95 for a T-shirt; $395 for a leather duffel bag; and $1,200 for a leather racer jacket. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "Disney, Coach team up for their Dark Fairy Tale fashion collaboration, South Coast Plaza pop-up," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of hangtag

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Hangtag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hangtag. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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