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handbag

noun hand·bag \ˈhan(d)-ˌbag\

: a woman's small bag or purse used for carrying personal things and money

Full Definition of HANDBAG

1
:  suitcase
2
:  a bag held in the hand or hung from a shoulder strap and used for carrying small personal articles and money

Examples of HANDBAG

  1. <flies only with a handbag so he doesn't have to check his luggage>
  2. <her handbag is just big enough to hold her favorite photos and wallet>

First Known Use of HANDBAG

1862
HANDBAG Defined for Kids

handbag

noun hand·bag \ˈhand-ˌbag\

Definition of HANDBAG for Kids

:  a bag used for carrying money and small personal articles

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