saddlebag

noun sad·dle·bag \ ˈsa-dᵊl-ˌbag \
|Updated on: 8 Aug 2018

Definition of saddlebag

1 : one of a pair of covered pouches laid across the back of a horse behind the saddle or hanging over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle
2 : a bulge of lumpy fat in the outer area of the upper thighs

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First Known Use of saddlebag

1742

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SADDLEBAG Defined for English Language Learners

saddlebag

Definition of saddlebag for English Language Learners

  • : one of a pair of bags that are laid across the back of a horse behind the saddle or that hang over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle


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saddlebag

noun sad·dle·bag \ ˈsad-ᵊl-ˌbag \

medical Definition of saddlebag

: a bulge of lumpy fat in the outer area of the upper thighs

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