Definition of nametape in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈnāmtāp/


A piece of cloth tape bearing the name of a person, fixed to a garment of theirs to identify it.
Example sentences
  • Our military leaders couldn't decide whether name tapes should be sewn straight across the jungle fatigue shirt or slanted over the pockets.
  • No need to play it, just watch it - it's brilliant for passing the hours when, in the middle of your life, you find that you have a lot of name tapes to sew on.
  • None of them wore name tapes on the uniform, none wore rank insignia.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: name·tape

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.