garment bag


Definition of garment bag

: a bag used by travelers that folds in half and has a center handle for easy carrying

Examples of garment bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shop the viral suitcase organizer and garment bag on Amazon. Summer Cartwright, Travel + Leisure, "This $24 Suitcase Organizer Doubles As a Garment Bag — and It’s Going Viral on TikTok," 30 Apr. 2021 And Tumi’s repair team deconstructed a beloved, beyond-repair garment bag that was no longer in production, in order to draw out a new pattern and replicate it. Laura Neilson, WSJ, "How to Get Your Luggage Ready, So It’s Set to Travel When You Are," 18 Mar. 2021 While the two duffel bags above fold into small pouches for easy storage, this Briggs & Riley duffel bag unfolds into a hanging garment bag that fits dresses, suits, and more. Travel + Leisure, "The 20 Best Duffel Bags for Travel, According to Reviews," 12 Mar. 2021 The bridal gown — still in its garment bag and hanging in the closet — was a lost cause. Washington Post, "This couple canceled their big wedding and instead gave Thanksgiving dinners to the needy," 25 Nov. 2020 This luggage set includes three-wheeled suitcases of different sizes, a garment bag and a bag for shoes. Tessa Bahoosh, USA TODAY, "31 of the best gifts you can buy from QVC," 10 Nov. 2020 The Glasers, in the video call, determine the measurements of the traveler’s suit, which dictates the dimensions of the garment bag. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, "For frequent travelers ready to get back on board, dialing in your luggage is key," 13 June 2020 One of the larger bags on the shelf was a fold-up garment bag. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, "For frequent travelers ready to get back on board, dialing in your luggage is key," 13 June 2020 The $1,500 wedding dress remains in the garment bag, waiting for alterations one day and maybe a big anniversary party a year from now. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan couple lost thousands in deposits, fees for spoiled dream wedding," 4 June 2020

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First Known Use of garment bag

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of garment bag was in 1927

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6 May 2021

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“Garment bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of garment bag

: a bag that folds in half and is used to carry suits and dresses when you are traveling

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