fanny pack


Definition of fanny pack 

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

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She and her friends have been taking full advantage of the desert town’s many hiking trails, even wearing matching fanny packs by the L.A. brand Lola. Vogue, "Reese Witherspoon Chose This Arizona Town for an Outdoorsy Girls Trip," 11 Oct. 2018 This would have been a show that posited Caroline Rhodes as the money behind the man who invented the fanny pack. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, "Every Single Episode of Gossip Girl, Ranked," 19 Sep. 2018 Yup, the makers of some of the most beloved hair products around — hello, Surf Spray! — teamed up with Christian Cowan to create a fanny pack that models wore down the runway for his Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Ella Cerón, Teen Vogue, "Bumble and bumble and Christian Cowan Collaborate on Fanny Pack for Spring/Summer 2019 Collection," 9 Sep. 2018 Please, give us bigger pockets, or else the fanny pack really will never die. Megan Farokhmanesh, The Verge, "Science confirms that women’s pockets suck for smartphones," 17 Aug. 2018 Photo: Robert Alcaraz/The Wall Street Journal The fanny pack. Joanna Stern, WSJ, "Magic Leap Headset Test Drive: Off Your Phone and Into Your World," 8 Aug. 2018 The edgy street style collection features sweatshirts, joggers, totes, fanny packs, sneakers, and hats for both men and women featuring Shok-1's iconic street art X-Rays. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bally Just Dropped a Street Style Capsule Collection with Shok-1 and Swizz Beats," 12 Oct. 2018 The air is thick with humidity and money: Women wear ground-length Opening Ceremony raincoats, Prada fanny packs, Helmut Lang sweatshirts, Balenciaga sneakers, and vintage Apple employee jackets that go for around $400 on eBay. Kaitlyn Tiffany, Vox, "At Hypebeast’s new streetwear festival, even the toddlers are cool and rich," 8 Oct. 2018 This particular collaboration features everything from apparel and hats to totes, fanny packs, and umbrellas, proving that there might just be nothing that Ziploc cannot do. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Ziploc Has a Clothing Line: See the Collection," 15 Aug. 2018

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fanny pack

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

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