Definition of satchel
: a small bag often with a shoulder strap
satchelfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
Recent Examples of satchel from the Web
There’s the smooth, structured satchel face with a simple leather flap that seals at the bottom.
From totes to backpacks to satchels, the options are endless.
Permitted items: Two sealed bottles of water; non-professional digital, film and disposable cameras; fanny packs; medium-sized backpacks and satchels; hats; sunscreen; lighters; sunglasses; cigarettes and folding chairs are permitted.
The musical has won a satchel of awards, including five Tonys.
Here, according to the criminal complaint, is how the terror attack unfolded at the airport: At 8:52 a.m., Ftouhi entered the first level of the airport carrying a red duffel and dark satchel.
Ftouhi entered the first-floor lobby at Bishop at approximately 8:52 a.m. Wednesday, carrying a red duffle and dark satchel bag, traveling up an escalator before attacking Neville.
Dangling next to a bright red Fossil handbag is a single, blush-leather Ivanka Trump satchel.
Hicks said that Marie and her mother visited his office the next January, and opened a large satchel.
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SATCHEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of satchel for English Language Learners
: a small bag that is carried over your shoulder and that is used for carrying clothes, books, etc.
SATCHEL Defined for Kids
Definition of satchel for Students
: a small bag (as for carrying clothes or books) that often has a shoulder strap
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