bug-out bag

noun
\ ˈbəg-ˌau̇t- How to pronounce bug-out bag (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bugout bag
plural bug-out bags also bugout bags

Definition of bug-out bag

: a bag packed with survival supplies (such as food, water, medications, and flashlights) and kept ready for use in case of an emergency that requires rapid evacuation : go bag When … the hordes of locusts, plagues, zombies and floods come, you'll want to grab the family, the car and the bug-out bagPopular Mechanics

First Known Use of bug-out bag

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Bug-out bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bug-out%20bag. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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