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 And many consumers balked at an initial price tag close to $2,000. Jiyoung Sohn, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2022 In 2017, the Interior Department balked at the price tag to build a pipeline to bring water to the thirsty tribe., 8 Aug. 2022 There are many versions available at retailers as well as online, most at a price tag of less than $20. Maria Sabella, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Aug. 2022 The project was previously set up at Universal, which eventually balked at the price tag and put it into turnaround. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 June 2022 Both sides always knew that a deal would be reached at a price tag significantly under Mané’s market value. Manuel Veth, Forbes, 17 June 2022 But the Blazers need defense, not more offense, and not at a price tag of $200 million. oregonlive, 15 June 2022 The Senate vote was 86 to 11, with some Republicans balking at the price tag. Harold Maass, The Week, 20 May 2022 Congress has balked at the price tag for COVID-19 relief and has thus far refused to take up the package because of political opposition to the impending end of pandemic-era migration restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border. Zeke Miller And Maria Cheng, Chicago Tribune, 12 May 2022 See More

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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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17 Aug 2022

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“Price tag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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