shoulder bag


: a handbag looped over the shoulder by a strap

Examples of shoulder bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As with the deal above, the B&H price includes a shoulder bag, and in this case an SD card as well. Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, 26 Nov. 2023 The large capacity handbag doubles as a shoulder bag and a briefcase, providing versatility for the modern woman. Theresa Johnson, Rolling Stone, 10 Nov. 2023 Hawke wore pants, a jacket, and a Prada shoulder bag while her mother had on a dress, coat, and a black clutch in her hand. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 26 Oct. 2023 Coach Soft Tabby Leather Shoulder Bag with Removable Crossbody Strap Coach’s Tabby bag, a go-to for brand ambassador Jennifer Lopez, is a versatile and convertible accessory that can be worn as a crossbody bag, shoulder bag, or even held in your hand at holiday parties as a clutch. Rachel Trujillo, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 One of the men is wearing blue jeans with rips up and down the leg, while the other appears to be wearing darker colored jeans while sporting a shoulder bag, or purse. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 10 Oct. 2023 Glimmer Glitter Pochette Add this glittery shoulder bag as a festive addition to your party look. Lauren Taylor, Southern Living, 25 Oct. 2023 Banana Republic also has a great new shoulder bag that would make for an excellent work option. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 20 Oct. 2023 My perfect, buttery ‘90s backpack and my sturdy crescent shoulder bag from the early aughts that perfectly fits a book and a banana have something in common — a truth threaded into Prada’s DNA. Julissa James, Los Angeles Times, 18 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shoulder bag was in 1912

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“Shoulder bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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