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hang·er

hanger

 
pronunciation:
haeng r
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a frame with a hook at the top, made of wire, wood, or plastic, and shaped so that one may hang clothes over it.
I put my coat on a hanger in the closet.
 
definition 2: any device used to hang something.
I need to buy a plant hanger.
Homophone Note
The words hanger and hangar (an airplane shelter) sound alike but have different meanings.
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