price tag

See synonyms for price tag on
  1. 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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use price tag in a sentence

  • 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
  • The price-tag, which Gardiner had deftly slipped off the coat before showing it, was marked $18.

    The Bail Jumper | Robert J. C. Stead
  • 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
  • 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
  • All right, Peter Champneys, you shall have your chance to do it,—with a price-tag attached.

    The Purple Heights | Marie Conway Oemler

British Dictionary definitions for price tag

price tag

  1. a ticket or label on an article for sale showing its price

  2. the cost, esp of something not usually priced: the price tag on a top footballer

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