coat hanger

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See also: coathanger and coat-hanger


Wire and wooden coat hangers

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coat hanger (plural coat hangers)

  1. A device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc, consisting of a hook with sloping "arms" in the approximate shape of human shoulders.
    Synonym: clothes hanger
    Coordinate terms: clip hanger, clamp


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