heavy bag

noun

Definition of heavy bag

Examples of heavy bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No need to fret about carrying a heavy bag or having to pack light with this cooler. Rachel Klein, Forbes, 14 June 2021 The process of changing the mix in the machine involves carrying a heavy bag up a ladder, and takes 15 to 20 minutes for the machine to then freeze it, according to the video. James Leggate, Fox News, 21 Oct. 2020 Although others—younger, leaner, looser—spar and swarm, Belarmino, embodying the loneliness of the long-term boxer, punches the heavy bag with a fierce and solitary determination. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 14 Sep. 2020 And there's nothing quite like taking out your stress on a heavy bag, which provides uniquely satisfying tactile and auditory stimulation. Dr. Melina Jampolis, CNN, 20 Mar. 2020 Along with a washer, dryer and water heater, there is a heavy bag, an aqua bag, a speed bag, a treadmill and a Bowflex workout machine. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 4 Dec. 2019 On the first day in the gym, Thurman hit the heavy bag. Chris Mannix, SI.com, 18 July 2019 Ted worked out with a heavy bag in the basement of the family home. Teddy Greenstein, chicagotribune.com, 6 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of heavy bag

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2021

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“Heavy bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20bag. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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