fanny pack


Definition of fanny pack

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

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Recent Examples on the Web One witness told police that Owens reached into a fanny pack before the shots were fired. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, "Motive unclear as accomplice sentenced for teen's murder in Minneapolis," 13 Oct. 2020 During the chase, Cole pulled out a handgun from a fanny pack. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'The fight continues': Family of Alvin Cole, third person fatally shot by Tosa Officer Joseph Mensah, still calls for firing, charges," 7 Oct. 2020 An arriving officer talked to the shopper, who said somebody not only entered his unlocked Chevy Cobalt, but also stole his fanny pack, which had $200 in cash and a cell phone. John Benson, cleveland, "Passed out at traffic light, Seven Hills driver arrested for drug abuse: Brooklyn Police Blotter," 7 Oct. 2020 Strap on a fanny pack with steps, pruning shears, saw, etc. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "The Complete Guide to Hunting Deer from a Treestand," 11 Sep. 2020 According to the prosecutor, Nixon attempted to take a fanny pack containing $30 and was initially kicked out, but was later allowed back inside. Alex Riggins, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Third arrest made in murder case linked to ‘illegal gambling den’ in Paradise Hills home," 26 Aug. 2020 Louis Vuitton fanny pack ever hitched to her hip, guiding us on a route designed by a local Triple A agent. Jennifer Hope Choi, Bon Appétit, "No Vacation Is Complete Without a Cooler Full of Gimbap," 19 Aug. 2020 The Comfier heating pad wrap is a fanny pack-like device that can be wrapped around your waist to target sore spots in your back or abdomen with custom massage and heat therapy. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday," 13 Aug. 2020 During a search of her fanny pack, police found pills, which later tested positive for methamphetamine. John Benson, cleveland, "Drunk Kia driver with drugs attempts to elude police: Broadview Heights Police Blotter," 12 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of fanny pack

1957, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2020

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“Fanny pack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of fanny pack

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

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