overnight bag

noun

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 Opt for a thin, unfussy timepiece and a generous-size briefcase that can double as an overnight bag. WSJ, 28 Feb. 2022 The accessories were never exaggerated, even when tripled: Bucket hat, cross-body bag and overnight bag aligned in a perfect geometry. Colleen Barry, ajc, 15 Jan. 2022 Get your beauty sleep on the go with these serum capsules that are perfect for packing in your suitcase or overnight bag. Celia Shatzman, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 Clever lockable bins hidden behind each seat will hold an overnight bag or a bag of groceries and 12-pack of cans, making the latest Slingshot just slightly less practical than your average minivan. Bill Roberson, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021 These rafts – also made by SmithFly – were simple to maneuver, and easily held a couple of sleeping bags, pillows, a small overnight bag, lantern and a complimentary drybag provided by Float Troy. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 6 July 2021 Give her an overnight bag that's ready to tackle the harshest elements. Jordi Lippe-mcgraw, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Packing only an overnight bag hasn’t been part of the plan for Notre Dame following its first ACC season in 2014. Tom Noie, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Mar. 2021 When Heather pulled up to the house 30 minutes later, Tyler was standing in the front yard, holding an overnight bag. Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of overnight bag

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Overnight bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overnight%20bag. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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