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 On the to-do list, ahead of packing that overnight bag and even deciding who will attend the birth, is choosing a name for baby. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, "30 Most Popular Baby Boy Names to Expect in 2021," 16 Dec. 2020 As officers marked off the scene, Laird grabbed another shirt from his overnight bag. Paige Fry, chicagotribune.com, "Visitor to Chicago comes to the aid of man shot in drive-by at Morse ‘L’ station. ‘I’ve never been around gunshots that close in the city.’," 16 Sep. 2020 Brian Borchers was once again stuffing an overnight bag Wednesday with books, the kids’ first shoes, and a few changes of clothes, throwing skateboards and bicycle equipment into the trunk of his car. Rachel Swan, SFChronicle.com, "Sonoma County’s Russian River residents lament repeat cycle of wildfires, floods: ‘People are just exhausted’," 19 Aug. 2020 The 1:8 scale model has 3696 pieces, working scissor doors, a Lamborghini overnight bag in the frunk, and a functional eight-speed sequential gearbox with a paddle shifter inside. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, "Lego Technic Lamborghini Sián has Scissor Doors, Working Paddle Shifter," 28 May 2020 Tyler was carrying an overnight bag, so naturally Twitter exploded with hopes that these two would get their happily-ever-after after all. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "Hannah Brown and Tyler Cameron Are Keeping Me Sane Right Now," 27 Mar. 2020 Henry and director Peter Bogdanovich found inspiration from the great screwball comedies of yesteryear in making What’s Up, Doc? (1972), which starred Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal in a story spinning around four identical plaid overnight bags. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "Notable Deaths 2020," 10 Jan. 2020 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

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First Known Use of overnight bag

1925, in the meaning defined above

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25 Dec 2020

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“Overnight bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overnight%20bag. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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overnight bag


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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