duffel bag

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of duffel bag

: a soft oblong bag for personal belongings

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First Known Use of duffel bag

1917

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DUFFEL BAG Defined for English Language Learners

duffel bag

Definition of duffel bag for English Language Learners

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


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