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bag meaning

[ bæg ] Pronunciation:   "bag" in a sentence
  • Noun: bag  bag
    1. A flexible container with a single opening
      "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag" 
    2. The quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
      "his bag included two deer" 
    3. A place that the runner must touch before scoring
      "he scrambled to get back to the bag"
      - base 
    4. A container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
      "she reached into her bag and found a comb"
      - handbag, pocketbook, purse 
    5. The quantity that a bag will hold
      "he ate a large bag of popcorn"
      - bagful 
    6. A portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
      "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
      - traveling bag [US], travelling bag, grip, suitcase 
    7. An ugly or ill-tempered woman
      "he was romancing the old bag for her money"
      - old bag 
    8. Mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
      - udder 
    9. An activity that you like or at which you are superior
      "his bag now is learning to play golf"
      - cup of tea, dish
    Verb: bag (bagged,bagging)  bag
    1. Capture or kill, as in hunting
      "bag a few pheasants" 
    2. Hang loosely, like an empty bag 
    3. Bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
      - bulge 
    4. Take unlawfully
      - pocket 
    5. Put into a bag
      "The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries"

    Derived forms: bagging, bagged, bags

    See also: bagger, bagging

    Type of: activity, baggage, baseball equipment, capture, catch, container, containerful, disagreeable woman, droop, flag, indefinite quantity, jut, jut out, luggage, mamma, mammary gland, pack, project, protrude, sag, steal, stick out, swag, unpleasant woman

    Part of: baseball diamond, cow, diamond, ewe, infield, moo-cow, nanny, nanny-goat, she-goat

    Encyclopedia: Bag Bag, Hungary


  • [American slang]
    n. an ugly woman. (Derogatory.)
    • Tell the old bag to mind her own business.
    • She has turned into an absolute bag.


  • [British slang]
    Noun. ¢G1000, a thousand pounds sterling. Rhyming slang on a 'grand'. Often shortened to bag.

  • [Defence]
    baggage

  • [Medicine]
    n : a pouched or pendulous bodily part or organ: as
    a : UDDER
    b : a pendulous outpouching of flabby skin ‹an aging face with bags below the eyes›
  • bag it:    [American slang]ex ...
  • bag it!:    [American slang]Sl ...
  • bag on:    [British slang]Nou ...

Examples

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  1. oh dear ! the travelling bag has been left behind.
  2. dr. nicholas looked around for his bag.
  3. he fitted the map snugly into the bag.
  4. let me have a feel inside the bag.
  5. have you got any unexposed films in the bag?

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