The attractiveness of a garment when viewed on a hanger (rather than being worn). A garment has hanger appeal if it looks good "on the rack" and would entice someone to look more closely, and perhaps try it on and buy it.
Girl, these tops don't got hanger appeal. They don't look good 'til you put them on.
by JBert September 23, 2006
The appeal of a large-breasted woman with a great "rack" that seem to "hang" there on her chest.
This babe's hot!!! She's got a lot of hanger appeal!!!
by carlbigman October 09, 2006