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

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Pippa's husband, James Matthews, was photographed arriving alone carrying two overnight bags, hinting that this hospital visit might not be a quick, routine appointment, the Daily Mail reports. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton Is Reportedly in Labor in the Same Maternity Wing Where Kate Gave Birth," 15 Oct. 2018 Keep an overnight bag packed in the trunk of your car, making that dream of spontaneously jumping onto a flight all the more possible. Robert Cocuzzo, Town & Country, "30 Lessons I've Learned, In Honor of My 30th Birthday," 22 May 2016 Heart Gallery has partnered with The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, 2414 E. Sunrise Blvd., to collect duffels and overnight bags. Krislyn Placide, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Heart Gallery of Broward County collects luggage for foster children," 12 July 2018 At the nearest intersection, an aide hails a taxi and hands his boss an overnight bag. Sarah D. Wire, latimes.com, "This is what it’s like to be a cross-country flight away from your constituents — and your family," 30 Apr. 2018 Meet your mountain guides for the afternoon and overnight, and head up from the lake into the Alps, packing just an overnight bag. Jack Dancy, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Europe," 5 Oct. 2016 The Gees, who recently reached 1 million followers on Instagram and have several million more frequent flier miles, now have the art of packing their overnight bags down to a science. Cathy Free, PEOPLE.com, "Millionaire 'Bucket List' Family Who Sold Belongings to Travel the World Prepares for Baby No. 3," 8 Feb. 2018 Ramírez, a pharmacist, was able to escape her building unscathed and returned only to pack an overnight bag before traveling to her mother’s house across the city. Paul Imison, Washington Post, "In Mexico City, rich and poor had little in common. Until the earthquake hit.," 20 Sep. 2017 One elder recalled standing on the rail of the crowded ship to God-only-knew-where dressed in her Sunday best clutching an overnight bag, waving goodbye to her father along with her mother and sisters. Author: Heather Lende, Alaska Dispatch News, "A first visit touches on the soul of Unalaska," 2 Sep. 2017

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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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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