clutch bag

noun

Definition of clutch bag

: a woman's small usually strapless handbag

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First Known Use of clutch bag

1947


CLUTCH BAG Defined for English Language Learners

clutch bag

noun

Definition of clutch bag for English Language Learners

  • : a small bag that women use especially on formal occasions : a small handbag


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