duffel bag


Definition of duffel bag

: a soft oblong bag for personal belongings

Examples of duffel bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your next trip won’t be complete without this canvas duffel bag. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 24 June 2022 Chicago police released video of two persons of interest in the shooting and said that one of the suspects dropped a duffel bag containing a handgun. Andrew Mark Miller, Fox News, 23 June 2022 These pouches can easily be added to any duffel bag or suitcase with no worries of spillage, and made in a hotel room or at a campsite with just a mug and hot water. Jennifer Konerman, Sunset Magazine, 4 June 2022 Luna zoomed in with his telephoto lens and saw an unzipped black duffel bag and an AR-15-style rifle. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 28 May 2022 Milliken peeked in the guy’s second duffel bag while on the island — a sniper rifle. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2022 The arrest stems from the gruesome discovery Saturday of the body of Orsolya Gaal, 51, inside a duffel bag blocks from her home. Eric Levenson, CNN, 21 Apr. 2022 Surveillance footage shows a person dragging a duffel bag along the street hours before the body was found, NBC New York reports. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, 21 Apr. 2022 Saturday, authorities responded to a 911 call reporting a suspicious duffel bag with blood on it on a Queens, New York, street corner, the NYPD said. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 18 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of duffel bag

1917, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jul 2022

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“Duffel bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duffel%20bag. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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