body bag

noun

Definition of body bag

  1. :  a large zippered bag (as of rubber or vinyl) in which a human corpse is placed especially for transportation

1917

First Known Use of body bag

1917


BODY BAG Defined for English Language Learners

body bag

noun

Definition of body bag for English Language Learners

  • : a large bag that a dead person's body is put in to be carried or moved to another place


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body bag

noun

Medical Definition of body bag

  1. :  a large zippered bag (as of rubber or vinyl) in which a human corpse is placed especially for transportation

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