duffel bag


Definition of duffel bag

: a soft oblong bag for personal belongings

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Recent Examples on the Web The fun and functional carry-on duffel bag comes in pink marble, black, navy floral, and grey leopard. Robin Raven, Forbes, "Mother’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Vegan Carry-On Luggage For Moms," 20 Apr. 2021 The collection includes travel essentials, such as a durable carry-on suitcase, stylish, structured duffel bag, and sleek laptop backpack. Travel + Leisure, "Tumi Just Collaborated With McLaren on a Collection of Sleek, Sports Car-inspired Luggage," 31 Mar. 2021 Loeb got a three-year sentence for the theft of the duffel bag. Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone, "Did Police Corruption Derail the Long Island Serial Killer Investigation?," 5 Mar. 2021 Next, Loza treated Gonzales to clothes, a duffel bag, a grooming kit and other items at DD’s Discounts, plus grooming products, toiletries, hand sanitizer and snack foods at Family Dollar. Holly Haber, Dallas News, "Paying it forward: Oak Cliff teacher donates stimulus funds to brighten the day of a homeless man," 3 Mar. 2021 Masked and carrying a folder of vaccine information, Simmons approached Tasha McClinton, 34, a stylish Black woman with long blond tresses pulling clothes from an orange duffel bag and heaving them into a washer. Lindsey Tanner, Chron, "Vaccination race enlists grassroots aides to fight mistrust," 25 Mar. 2021 Jesus Camargo-Corrales, a minor league baseball player, is facing drug charges after police in Colorado found 21 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.2 pounds of oxycodone pills in his Chicago Cubs duffel bag. BostonGlobe.com, "Slovakian Petra Vlhova secures overall skiing title," 20 Mar. 2021 Base Camp duffel bag was designed for tough handling. Travel + Leisure, "The 20 Best Duffel Bags for Travel, According to Reviews," 12 Mar. 2021 One of them is placing something into a duffel bag. Paul Yoon, The Atlantic, "Person of Korea," 13 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of duffel bag

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of duffel bag was in 1917

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25 Apr 2021

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“Duffel bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duffel%20bag. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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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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