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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In the photos, airport employees can be seen carrying what seems to be a long white dress with a white feathered train sticking out of its Saks Fifth Ave garment bag. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Wedding Rumors Fly After Kylie Jenner Is Photographed with This Dress," 7 Aug. 2019 Their car, a Volvo station wagon, was stuffed to the roof with suitcases, garment bags, and Tokarczuk’s beech tree from the Apostrof festival. Ruth Franklin, The New Yorker, "Olga Tokarczuk’s Novels Against Nationalism," 29 July 2019 Dustbags and garment bags were repurposed into the collection in the spirit of knockoff markets, by mashing up brands who would compete against each other in one same piece. Vogue, "19 FIT, Pratt, and Parsons 2019 Graduates on Their Collections and the Future of Fashion," 22 May 2019 New York’s ban would grant exceptions to food takeout bags, bags used to wrap meat or deli products, garment bags, and bags sold in bulk, including garbage pail liner bags. Laura Parker, National Geographic, "New York State to ban plastic bags—here's why," 29 Mar. 2019 While hanging space for garment bags is available on private jets it cannot be guaranteed while flying commercial. Luzanne Otte, Town & Country, "Patricia Altschul's Very Specific Guide to Traveling in Style," 18 May 2019 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

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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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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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