Definition of nametape in English:

nametape

noun

  • A piece of cloth tape bearing the name of a person, fixed to a garment of theirs to identify it.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘And so I pontificated for six weeks until, precisely 12 hours before the Munchkin was due to skip merrily through the school gates, I found myself furiously ironing name tapes into the back of gym shorts.’
    • ‘The Cold War saw starched olive green - 107 fatigues, with name tapes and US ARMY added by 1954.’
    • ‘None of them wore name tapes on the uniform, none wore rank insignia.’

Pronunciation

nametape

/ˈneɪmteɪp//ˈnāmtāp/