price tag

noun

Definition of price tag

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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web The American Jobs Plan had an initial price tag of $2.25 trillion. Joey Garrison, USA TODAY, 15 June 2021 In putting a price tag on that percentage, Witeck Communications estimated that the LGBTQ market processes $917 billion in buying power in the U.S., according to its 2016 report. Dawn Ennis, Forbes, 7 June 2021 However, while the companies have declined to comment on potential pricing, pharmaceutical analysts have predicted a price tag as high as $50,000 a year per patient. Alice Park, Time, 7 June 2021 It is projected to carry a $50,000-a-year price tag and would be worth billions of dollars in revenue to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, company. Harris Meyer, oregonlive, 6 June 2021 The house in Detroit is 1,400 square feet with four bedrooms and one bath and carries a $14,000 price tag. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2021 Boosting domestic production could potentially lower the price tag on a key component of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion climate plan: offering rebates to consumers to trade in gas-powered for electric cars. Scott Sonner, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 June 2021 Boosting domestic production could potentially lower the price tag on a key component of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion climate plan: offering rebates to consumers to trade in gas-powered for electric cars. Scott Sonner, Star Tribune, 3 June 2021 Some of those opponents are renewing the fight this year, arguing that designers shouldn’t have come back with a proposal that didn’t slash the price tag. Don Stacom, courant.com, 2 June 2021

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First Known Use of price tag

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of price tag was in 1880

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18 Jun 2021

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“Price tag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/price%20tag. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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price tag

noun

English Language Learners Definition of price tag

: a piece of paper or plastic that is attached to a product and that has the product's price written or printed on it
: the amount of money that something costs

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