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 Each hangtag grants entry for one carload of day-use visitors (up to 9 people). Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Apr. 2022 For unstaffed entrances, display it either via a hangtag on your rearview mirror or on your dashboard, signature side up. Stephanie Vermillion, Outside Online, 23 Feb. 2022 As any Coach stan will notice, iconic brand motifs like the brand's animal friends, ladylike tea roses, and hangtag charm feature heavily in the packaging. Karina Hoshikawa, refinery29.com, 2 Mar. 2021 And outdoor enthusiasts should remember that social responsibility involves more than a hangtag telling us our gear is environmentally friendly. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 21 Feb. 2020 Cost is $5 for a single-day admission or $10 for an annual hangtag. Cincinnati.com, 31 Oct. 2019 Guests with prepaid parking or parking hangtags/passes should follow the directions listed on the pass. Ed Masley, azcentral, 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, 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, 23 July 2019 See More

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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 19 Aug. 2022.

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