fanny pack


Definition of fanny pack

: a pack that straps to the waist and is used for carrying personal articles

Examples of fanny pack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cary pressed on, his fanny pack and its contents jabbing the small of his back, but encountered more signs. Thomas Mcguane, The New Yorker, 11 Oct. 2021 Ultimately, police identified the driver as Christopher Eugene Miller, 30, and seized the handgun from an unzipped fanny pack, according to the complaint. oregonlive, 30 Sep. 2021 On the same day the Fawn Fire started, workers at JF Shea Quarry had reported seeing a woman discard two small CO2 cartridges that matched the ones that were later found in Souverneva's fanny pack, Alexander's narrative said. Michele Chandler, USA TODAY, 27 Sep. 2021 Responding officers found a loaded pistol with the serial numbers filed off in a fanny pack around the student's waist. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 23 Sep. 2021 One was located inside the motor vehicle and the other was found in a fanny pack discarded at the scene., 19 Sep. 2021 So take all these results from the Monmouth University poll with a fanny pack of salt. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021 The older man had his wallet stolen and the younger man had his wallet, fanny pack, car keys, crucifix necklace, medication, two phones and money taken from his pockets, prosecutors said. Paige Fry,, 9 Sep. 2021 The victim resisted and grabbed the fanny pack before being shot in the face and the back. Phillip Jackson,, 30 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of fanny pack

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Fanny pack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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: a small bag for carrying things that is worn with a strap which goes around a person's waist

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