Definition of Coat hanger

1. Noun. A hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on.

Exact synonyms: Clothes Hanger, Dress Hanger
Generic synonyms: Hanger
Terms within: Claw, Hook

Definition of Coat hanger

1. Noun. A device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc, consisting of a hook with sloping "arms" in the approximate shape of human shoulders. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coat Hanger

coat-of-mail shell
coat check
coat closet
coat hanger (current term)
coat hangers
coat of arms
coat of mail
coat of paint
coat protein
coat rack
coat racks
coat stand
coat stands
coat tree
coat trees

Literary usage of Coat hanger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Carpentry and Woodwork by Edwin W. Foster (1911)
"XXXI coat hanger AND TOWEL ROLLERS THE coat hanger is a convenient thing every ... The coat hanger The upper edge is next rounded with the spokeshave (Fig. ..."

2. Carpentry for Beginners: Things to Make by John Duncan Adams (1917)
"coat hanger A coat hanger is another simple thing to make— provided you go at it in the right way. A paper pattern should first be made, and for this we ..."

3. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1911)
"coat hanger on a Chair After leaning a few my newly pressed coat placed over the back of tened a coat hanger on as shown in the sketch, times against that ..."

4. Money for the Woman who Wants it: A Practical Presentation of the Principles by Emmett Leroy Shannon (1920)
"In fact, the coat hanger serves two purposes —r- that of a hanger, and a dainty perfumer. Here is the itemized cost according to one who has made dozens of ..."

5. Education of Defectives in the Public Schools by Meta Louise Anderson (1917)
"A coat hanger is a very useful article, but children who have never used one will take no interest in making a coat hanger. The teacher should not reason ..."

6. Authentic Reading Practice Grades 4-6 by Jo Ellen Moore (2001)
"Hang this card in the open space of the coat hanger. 3. ... Punch holes in the cards and suspend them from the coat hanger, using strings of varying lengths ..."

7. The Boston Way: Plans for the Development of the Individual Child by Boston (Mass.). Special Class Teachers (1917)
"coat hanger. Knot closely and evenly over a wire coat hanger. Soles for bed-room slippers. Bathing sandals. Sofa pillow or porch pillow. Porch seat. ..."

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