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hangernoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæŋ·ər/
a ​frame of ​wire, ​wood, or ​plastic on which ​clothes are ​hung to ​keep them ​neat when you are not ​wearing them
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hangernoun [C]

uk   /ˈhæŋ.ər/  us   /ˈhæŋ.ɚ/ (also clothes hanger, coat hanger)
a ​curvedpiece of ​wire, ​wood, or ​plastic on which ​clothes are ​hung while they are being ​stored
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Translations of “hanger”
in Arabic عَلاّقة, شَمّاعة (مِصْر)…
in Korean 옷걸이…
in Portuguese cabide…
in Catalan penjador…
in Japanese (服を掛ける)ハンガー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣架…
in Turkish askı…
in Russian вешалка (для одежды)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣架…
in Italian gruccia…
in Polish wieszak…
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