carrier bag

noun

British
: a bag that a store gives a person to carry any items he or she has bought there
a plastic carrier bag from the supermarket

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Officers believe the pair travelled to Liverpool and onward to Harwich, a town in Essex, in a taxi. Jan. 7: The pair is spotted in London with their faces covered leaving a taxi with an orange carrier bag and a stroller. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2023

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“Carrier bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrier%20bag. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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