price tag


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 Haydocy now puts a $10 million price tag on the 27-acre development. Beth Burger And Mark Ferenchik/columbus Dispatch, The Enquirer, "Mark Wahlberg adds to his Columbus auto operations," 7 July 2020 Our personal favorite, the Luxe Core sheet set is available from just $109.65, down from its full $129 price tag. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "Brooklinen is offering a major discount on the softest sheets we've ever slept on," 7 July 2020 For astronomy enthusiasts who can’t afford the price tag of a $250,000 Virgin Galactic trip to space, this could be the next best thing. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, "Eau de Space — Which Smells Like Actual Outer Space — Could Be Your New Signature Scent," 2 July 2020 Luckily, all of Margaux's comfy ballerinas can be had for $149 instead of its original $195 price tag. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "4th of July Sales 2020: The 23 Best Fashion & Clothing Deals to Shop This Weekend," 1 July 2020 True Wireless Earphones recently came to our attention, thanks in part to their formidably frugal $69.99 sale price from the $129.95 price tag. Benjamin Levin, CNN Underscored, "These Veho True Wireless Earphones deliver on value at the cost of bass," 29 June 2020 The company is targeting 250 miles of range and a $52,500 price tag. Annie White, Car and Driver, "Lordstown Endurance Unveiled with Claims It'll Be First Electric Pickup on Market," 25 June 2020 Brooklinen is a direct-to-consumer brand that delivers high-quality sheets with a reasonable price tag. Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "Luxury linens that are worth the price," 25 June 2020 Keep in mind, these benefits generally come with a larger price tag. Jillian Mueller, Better Homes & Gardens, "These 10 Expert-Recommended Cooling Pillows Will Give You Your Best Night's Sleep," 25 June 2020

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First Known Use of price tag

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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11 Jul 2020

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“Price tag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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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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