from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A badge of personal identification worn to permit access to areas, such as government installations or industrial plants, or gatherings, such as conventions or sales meetings.

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  • n. A tag with one's name inscribed on it.


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  • - Wear a T-shirt with a built-in nametag that reads Hello My Name Is Inigo Montoya.

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  • Right down to a starchy white button-up blouse and alias nametag for “Sally.”

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  • I purchased the identical model a few weeks later but lost that one too, even before I could convince my wife to sew in another nametag.

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  • “Aaron,” he says, reading my nametag, “I need you to bring my dog's remains out to my property Sunday morning for a proper burial.”


  • An old general with the nametag reading Richards said.

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  • Amyra said with a cold monotone voice to a young general with stubble hair that was near baldness and a nametag that read Kerns.

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  • “I'm going,” he says, lifting his nametag and keys from the bowl by the door.


  • I approached the counter and was met by a friendly young woman whose nametag designated her Donna.


  • She doesn't wear a nametag and I can't understand Mosca when he lays his bad English on her.

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  • Wore full regalia to daughter's military academy graduation including black nametag and awards and decorations.

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