price tag


: a tag on merchandise showing the price at which it is offered for sale
: price, cost

Examples of price tag in a Sentence

The price tag is missing so I don't know how much this sweater costs. a weeklong cruise on the luxury liner sounded great, but the price tag was enough to make me choke
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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of price tag was in 1880

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“Price tag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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