duffel bag

noun

Definition of duffel bag

: a soft oblong bag for personal belongings

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Prosecutors said Cazarez drove to his home, transferred the cash to duffel bag suitcases and drove to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Dan Joling, Fox News, "Bank employee suspected of stealing $4.3M extradited to US," 28 Sep. 2018 At the end of the day, duffel bags are just big sacks. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, "The Best Duffel Bags," 18 Apr. 2018 Bear in mind that the planes are small, so you’ll likely be told to bring only one duffel bag per person that weighs no more than 15 pounds. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Safari in Kenya: A Beginner's Guide," 14 Nov. 2018 The individuals abandoned the duffel bag Monday after being spotted trying to enter the U.S. illegally through the Rio Grande by Brownsville Border Patrol agents. Fox News, "Live tiger left inside duffel bag by smugglers trying to cross Rio Grande into US, officials say," 2 Oct. 2018 Both revealed a hint of shoulder and accessorized with small purses: Gigi opted for a Prada duffel bag, while Bella chose the popular Dior saddle. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Bella and Gigi Hadid Reinvent Tennis Dressing Courtside at the U.S. Open," 5 Sep. 2018 Officers conducting surveillance Wednesday reported seeing Metcalf and another man load black containers, duffel bags and firearms cases into Metcalf's car before Metcalf returned home. Fox News, "Records: More than 40 pipe bombs found in Arizona man's home," 31 Aug. 2018 Burglary Two unknown people entered a home in the 100 block of South Kenilworth Avenue and stole two jars of cash, a backpack and a duffel bag valued at $500 at 10:58 p.m. May 15. Pioneer Press, chicagotribune.com, "Police: Bellwood man charged with aggravated battery against Oak Park police officer," 18 May 2018 More importantly for some, the cavernous dimensions of suitcase or a huge rolling duffel bag are ideal for stashing mementos and duty-free swag from your time abroad. Seamus Bellamy, USA TODAY, "The 5 best suitcases for every type of traveler," 11 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of duffel bag

1917, in the meaning defined above

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duffel bag

noun

English Language Learners Definition of duffel bag

: a large cloth bag that is held by a strap or handles and is used to carry personal belongings

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