Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “coat hanger”

coat hanger

noun [C]    /ˈkoʊt ˌhæŋ·ər/
a hanger
(Definition of coat hanger noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of coat hanger

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Frames & structures, but you might be interested in these topics from the Household equipment topic area:

Definitions of “coat hanger” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More