pull tab


: a metal tab (as on a can) pulled to open the container

Examples of pull tab in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the Cactus Moon Saloon, Freddie—between peeling 50-cent pull tabs and getting enough matches to win a free Bud Light—is waxing nostalgic. Will Daniel, Fortune, 26 June 2024 The boot features a neoprene upper, a rear pull tab, and a thick upcycled wool blend lining for extra warmth. Meaghan Kenny, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Nov. 2023 The glossy boots feature Moncler's signature logo patch, a rubber sole, and a pull tab to easily slip them on and off. Meaghan Kenny, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Nov. 2023 These ankle boots are made from quality rubber with a sweet ribbon pull tab at the back. Leonora Epstein, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for pull tab 

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pull tab was in 1963

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“Pull tab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20tab. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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