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 And unlike most fanny packs, there’s a separate interior pocket that will help keep all your stuff organized. Isis Briones, Travel + Leisure, 18 Apr. 2024 Crossbody bags, totes, fanny packs—certain purses lend themselves especially well to travel. Lauren Dana Ellman, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Feb. 2024 Small clutch purses and fanny packs that are 6 inches by 9 inches or smaller do not need to be clear, but can have no more than one pocket. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 27 Feb. 2024 Coachella, for example, only allows medium-sized backpacks and smaller bags such as fanny packs, hip bags, purses and handbags. Anna Tingley, Variety, 28 Mar. 2024 This fanny pack can be worn four ways: as a crossbody bag, shoulder bag, small sling chest bag, or around the waist. Chaunie Brusie, Rn, Parents, 21 Mar. 2024 Purses, bags or containers larger than a small clutch bag; coolers; briefcases; backpacks; fanny packs; cinch bags; luggage of any kind; computer bags; camera bags. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2024 Everywhere Belt Bag View On Lululemon $38 This is the 21st-century fanny pack that is uber-popular with many teens right now. Rebecca Jones, Southern Living, 19 Feb. 2024 And don’t miss out on this lightweight belt bag that can be worn as a crossbody bag or a fanny pack. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fanny pack was in 1957

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“Fanny pack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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fanny pack

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

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