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price tag

a label or tag that shows the price of the item to which it is attached.
Origin of price tag
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The wares were displayed very temptingly with a price tag on everything.

  • There is often no difference perceptible to the ordinary eye between cheap and high-priced clothing once the price tag is off.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson
  • He will be patient to wait for the day when everything will get its own price tag and real worth will come into its own.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer
  • On her lap was a little boy in a white suit that still had the price tag on one trouser leg, Joan noticed.

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
British Dictionary definitions for price tag

price tag

a ticket or label on an article for sale showing its price
the cost, esp of something not usually priced: the price tag on a top footballer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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