Definition of handbag
1 : suitcase
2 : a bag held in the hand or hung from a shoulder strap and used for carrying small personal articles and money
Examples of handbag in a Sentence
flies only with a handbag so he doesn't have to check his luggage
her handbag is just big enough to hold her favorite photos and wallet
Recent Examples of handbag from the Web
Ratajkowski just designed a special new handbag with The Kooples, Graham completed her 14th season working with Addition Elle lingerie and DNCE’s creating cool new sneakers with K•Swiss.
Thanks to an unlikely hero––housewife Lillian Cross, who used her handbag to knock the gun off target––Roosevelt escaped unscathed.
In the following months, the actress and singer was seen wearing Coach pieces, from a graphic sweatshirt and handbag on the street, to a head-to-toe look at the Met Gala.
The merchandise – from Calvin Klein scarves ($14.99) and Nine West handbags ($29.99) to five-ounce bags of kettle-style, avocado oil snack chips ($2.99) – is sourced by buyers who work exclusively on Backstage, not the full-line Macy’s operation.
In the months after Selena Gomez was announced as Coach's newest brand ambassador in December 2016, she's worn the legacy brand's whimsical dresses and classic handbags everywhere from the Met Gala to the streets of L.A..
Some of the women at Block’s cancer support group keep the names of their medications on cards in their handbags.
Photographs of Taylor’s closets reveal an assortment of handbags, belts and boots.
For info: (619) 233-7963 or womensmuseumca.org.) Handbags 101 Like manna from fashion heaven, the bags dropped into the museum’s lap in January.
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First Known Use of handbag
HANDBAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handbag for English Language Learners
: a woman's small bag or purse used for carrying personal things and money
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Definition of handbag for Students
: a bag used for carrying money and small personal articles
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