shopping bag


Definition of shopping bag

: a bag (as of strong paper) that has handles and is intended for carrying purchases

Examples of shopping bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The manager checked the room and found clothes, a shopping bag, an electric heater and several automobile titles. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Trespasser kicks police officers; woman fights horn-honkers: Brook Park Police Blotter," 5 Mar. 2021 The mRNA is packed into plastic bags the size of a large shopping bag, each containing 5 million to 10 million doses. Dylan Moriarty, WSJ, "mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines Are Fast to Make, but Hard to Scale," 3 Mar. 2021 On the drive, the emir would stop to hand commanders fistfuls of cash from the shopping bag under Padnos’ jump seat. Karl Vick, Time, "Islamist Terrorism Is Not Done With Us, Warns Former al Qaeda Hostage Theo Padnos," 25 Feb. 2021 She was then seen taking a woman's shirt and putting it in a Belk shopping bag and removing a scarf from a display and putting it into her purse, the report said. Sara Pagones | Staff Writer,, "Sharon Lo Drucker, former St. Tammany School Board member, pleads not guilty to shoplifting," 20 Jan. 2021 Sidney also makes non-shopping bag outfits, which are often made with upcycled textiles, too. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "This Student’s Upcycled Designs Go Viral on TikTok," 17 Jan. 2021 Police also recovered a shopping bag with clothes, cigarettes, and various items. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, "Shoppers accused of assaulting store employee over mask mandate: North Olmsted Police Blotter," 27 Dec. 2020 At major sites in Rome — the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona — there were just a handful of people passing through on Thursday: a food delivery biker, somebody with a shopping bag. Washington Post, "With the virus raging, Europeans grudgingly accept the dashed hopes of Christmas," 24 Dec. 2020 In addition to a Golden Retriever puppy posing in front of a holiday backdrop, the Instagram post shows two handbags, both of which bear a striking resemblance to Telfar’s shopping bag. Eliza Huber,, "Secure The Winter Version Of Telfar’s Coveted Shopping Bag Before It Sells Out," 30 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of shopping bag

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shopping bag was in 1849

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25 Mar 2021

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“Shopping bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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