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coat hanger

noun
1.
hanger (def 1).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples for coat hanger
  • Do not put any sharp object such as a coat hanger down your cast to scratch.
  • Use a section of a coat hanger from which the paint has been removed for a skewer.
  • The feeder can be mounted on a post as diagrammed or hung using wire from a coat hanger.
  • Here's a cool idea for decorating your room: make a mobile out of a wire coat hanger and coins made of paper or plaster.
  • Simply cut the end off the bottom and thread a straightened out metal coat hanger through the top, forming a circle.
  • Try to select the item yourself and handle it only with a coat hanger.
  • On another occasion, she cut him on his side with a coat hanger, again leaving permanent scars.
  • Use a metal coat hanger, a one-meter-long piece of string, and a one-meter-long piece of thin gauge copper wire.
  • Sheldon recommended a piece of coat hanger be used as a probe.
  • They unlocked the driver-side door with a coat hanger to obtain the vehicle's identification number.
British Dictionary definitions for coat hanger

coat hanger

noun
1.
a curved piece of wood, wire, plastic, etc, fitted with a hook and used to hang up clothes
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