bum bag


variants or less commonly bumbag
plural bum bags also bumbags
: fanny pack
Modern Middle England … is a place where … respectable old-age pensioners wear baseball caps and bum bags to go shopping, where trams are coming back and high-rise housing is going out.Rosemary Hill, The Times Literary Supplement, 5 Nov. 1999

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bum bag was in 1951

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“Bum bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bum%20bag. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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