garment bag

noun

Definition of garment bag 

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

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Peter Dinklage, who has picked up two Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister, was seen walking through the Aberdeen airport on Friday while carrying a garment bag. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "GoT Love! Peter Dinklage & Emilia Clarke Fly to Scotland Ahead of Kit Harington's Wedding," 22 June 2018 If for some reason the dress cannot fit through the checkpoint x-ray machine for screening, alternate screening procedures will be taken to clear the dress and the garment bag will need to be opened for inspection. Alison Goldman, BostonGlobe.com, "I’m about to fly 1,000 miles with my wedding dress," 10 July 2018 That’s where this super-light nylon garment bag comes in handy. Emily Reed, Outside Online, "Our Favorite Travel Gear of All Time," 1 July 2018 Don’t let the monochrome T-shirt and jeans and the plain white garment bags fool you. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Zaldy Is the Designer RuPaul Wouldn’t Go Anywhere Without," 28 June 2018 Getty Images Meghan Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, made her way to London (Burberry garment bag in hand), and is ready to meet the Queen. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's Mom Is About to Meet the Queen for Tea," 18 May 2018 Joanne Zayat, owner of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, pushes a large garment bag stuffed with dresses and shoes through a narrow steel door into the 10th-floor New York City studio of hat designer Christine Moore. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "She's designed for Kate Upton, Al Roker and yes, Barbie. Kentucky Derby fashion at its finest," 19 Apr. 2018 There is also a small collection of clothing—logo tees, a bomber jacket—and an extraordinary item that seems like a garment bag transforms into a coat. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "The Unexpected Magic of Shayne Oliver’s Longchamp Collaboration," 12 Apr. 2018 As Luciani points out, washing them incorrectly can also damage them. Instead, pop your bras in a garment bag and wash them in cool water on gentle. Southern Living, "How Often Should You Wash Your Bras? The Answer Will Shock You," 2 May 2018

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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garment bag

noun

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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