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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Synonyms for price tag


ante, charge, cost, damage, fee, figure, freight, price

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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

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Ever thought the $9.95 price tag on MoviePass’s monthly service was too good to be true? Natasha Bach, Fortune, "People Love MoviePass's Prices. That's Why It Might Not Survive," 9 May 2018 The price tag on that kind of versatility should become apparent Thursday. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "18 questions leading into the 2018 NFL draft," 26 Apr. 2018 One of the priciest single meal items on the menu, the $4.99 double cheeseburger doesn't quite live up to the higher price tag. Alex Aronson, Redbook, "The 14 Best Costco Food Court Menu Items, Ranked," 4 Apr. 2019 Like Goop, Kourt's already facing a bit of a backlash online from people discouraged at the price tags associated with that lifestyle. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Shows You How to Update Your Bathroom for Spring—for $5,700," 4 Apr. 2019 The taxpayer price tag for Gov. Jay Inslee’s White House ambitions is escalating, as the Washington State Patrol plans to nearly double the size of his traveling security detail at a cost of more than $4 million over two years. Jim Brunner, The Seattle Times, "Washington State Patrol is expanding Gov. Jay Inslee’s security unit amid presidential bid — at a cost of $4 million," 25 Mar. 2019 Turkey also wanted the American Patriot missile system but complained at the price tag and the lack of technology transfer. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "U.S. General: Don’t Sell the F-35 to Turkey If It Buys Russian Missiles," 6 Mar. 2019 Back at home, the billion-dollar price tag has caused an uproar among Beverly Hills brokers. Alex Bhattacharji, Town & Country, "An Empty Lot Above Beverly Hills Is the Most Expensive Real Estate in the World," 17 Jan. 2019 Residence clubs typically have higher price tags, nicer amenities and far fewer owners than timeshares, but both are structured in much the same way and are subject to the same regulations. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "The Nomads Who Own Fractions of Multiple Luxury Homes," 19 Dec. 2018

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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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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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