garment bag


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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The company recycles all its plastic bags and hangers, dry-cleans its clothing with a nonhazardous chemical, and has patented its own eco-friendly garment bag. Erin Quinn-kong, Woman's Day, "Are Your Fast-Fashion Clothes Killing Farmers?," 14 Feb. 2019 How to Wash a Bra Use a mesh garment bag to cushion the bra and keep it from twisting and tangling in your washing machine. Lauren Smith, Good Housekeeping, "How to Wash a Bra the Right Way — And Mistakes You Might Be Making," 3 Nov. 2017 In the now-viral clip, the dad walks up to his unsuspecting daughter with a purple garment bag. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "Dad Surprises Daughter With Her Dream Dress for School Dance," 28 July 2018 Hook the clasp and then put the bra in a mesh garment bag. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How Gross Are Your Laundry Habits?," 21 Sep. 2018 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,, "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,, "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

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First Known Use of garment bag

1927, in the meaning defined above

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1 Mar 2019

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The first known use of garment bag was in 1927

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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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