schoolbag

noun
school·​bag | \ ˈskül-ˌbag How to pronounce schoolbag (audio) \

Definition of schoolbag

: a bag for carrying schoolbooks and school supplies

Examples of schoolbag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cross-border students basically don't bring anything other than books, stationery and snacks, so their schoolbags usually look lean. Julie Zaugg, CNN, "Blood smuggling in China: Why pregnant women are breaking the law to find out their babies' sex," 13 Oct. 2019 Videos posted online showed thousands of students in school uniforms, with schoolbags on their backs, marching Tuesday in the streets of Khartoum and other places. Washington Post, "Sudanese rally against deadly crackdown on student protest," 30 July 2019 Venturi, who has two children and lives for part of the year in Rome, finds that many Italian moms mist their children’s clothing with perfume, and Roos says parents in France might also lightly spray the inside of a schoolbag. Kari Molvar, Vogue, "How Young Is Too Young for a First Perfume?," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of schoolbag

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Schoolbag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schoolbag. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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schoolbag

noun
How to pronounce schoolbag (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of schoolbag

: a bag for carrying schoolbooks and school supplies

schoolbag

noun
school·​bag | \ ˈskül-ˌbag How to pronounce schoolbag (audio) \

Kids Definition of schoolbag

: a bag for carrying schoolbooks

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