overnight bag


Definition of overnight bag

: a suitcase of a size to carry clothing and personal articles for an overnight trip

called also overnight case

Examples of overnight bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brady said in court the teens had a large amount of money and an overnight bag on them when they were arrested. Mary Grace Keller, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Manchester teens plotted to execute ‘kill list’ of relatives in ‘murder-suicide plot,’ prosecutor says," 26 Nov. 2019 The front end trunk holds a small overnight bag, but not much more. Los Angeles Times, "Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is a hell of a ride, but maybe not a daily driver," 11 Oct. 2019 Sal Milio, 66, who lives on High Street, was tossing an overnight bag into his car trunk Thursday afternoon, with plans to skip the festival and visit a friend and his children in Howard County over the weekend. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Street mural removal for Madonnari Arts Festival reveals rift in Little Italy," 6 Sep. 2019 The fact that Tyler had an overnight bag with him is somehow incredibly sweet to me. Sally Holmes, Marie Claire, "Are Hannah and Tyler Dating After 'The Bachelorette'?," 2 Aug. 2019 Cameron walked out the door holding an overnight bag. Ashley Boucher, PEOPLE.com, "The Bachelorette's Tyler Cameron Spotted Leaving Hannah Brown's Residence Early in the Morning," 2 Aug. 2019 Some held overnight bags, while others gripped dog leashes — animals are welcome on board free of charge. Jenna Pelletier, BostonGlobe.com, "Why drive to Newport when you can float instead?," 18 July 2019 Since Gemini rules your house of intimacy and Cancer rules your house of travel, keep Eva NYC's Mini Hair Dryer packed up in an overnight bag for spontaneous summer trips. Randon Rosenbohm, Allure, "What June's Scorpio Horoscope Predictions Mean for You," 29 May 2019 Cuyana’s canvas overnight bag ($165) is the perfect companion to a carry-on suitcase. Amy Tara Koch, Washington Post, "Leave the suitcase at home. Here’s why you should just take a carry-on, and how to pack it.," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of overnight bag

1925, in the meaning defined above

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8 Dec 2019

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“Overnight bag.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overnight%20bag. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of overnight bag

: a bag for carrying the clothes and other things that you take for an overnight trip

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