shoulder bag


Definition of shoulder bag

: a handbag looped over the shoulder by a strap

Examples of shoulder bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pierpaolo Piccioli sent out a shoulder bag in macramé leather. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The Spring 2021 Accessories Trend Report," 15 Oct. 2020 This endlessly chic twist on the French company's classic Le Pliage shoulder bag is on sale for up 41% off its typical selling price as part of Jomashop’s massive pre-Black Friday sale. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "Popular Longchamp bags are up to 61% off right now," 17 Nov. 2020 Back in September, Smalls also landed in Europe for fashion week wearing a black The North Face fleece vest with jeans, a hoodie, and a sleek shoulder bag—the perfect cozy travel look. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Forget Designer! This Outdoor Brand Is a Must-Have For Models Off-Duty," 2 Dec. 2020 According to reviewers, this leather shoulder bag is strong and supple, and provides plenty of room for a laptop, planner and stray papers. Tessa Bahoosh, USA TODAY, "31 of the best gifts you can buy from QVC," 10 Nov. 2020 This time, Lopez shed the hoodie and wore just a classic white T-shirt, army-green cargo pants, and a Coach x Jean-Michel Basquiat leather shoulder bag. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "J.Lo Is the Ultimate Field Trip Mom in New Family Photos from the Pumpkin Patch," 5 Oct. 2020 Hailey, meanwhile, wore a sleek black slip dress with a patent shoulder bag and mules by Femme Los Angeles, which retail for $169. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Justin and Hailey Bieber Take Date Night Style to the Next Level," 4 Oct. 2020 For a round of throwing punches, Gerber opted for a slate blue sports bra, matching spandex, and a tan shoulder bag. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Kaia Gerber and Jacob Elordi Wear Matching Masks," 9 Sep. 2020 One was a unique turquoise crocodile skin shoulder bag in the shape of a milk carton, while another red acrylic purse was shaped like a heart. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Kylie Jenner Shows Her Makeup Transformation as She Gives a Tour of Her Palatial Glam Room," 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of shoulder bag

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shoulder bag was in 1912

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16 Jan 2021

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“Shoulder bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of shoulder bag

: a bag that is designed to be carried on one shoulder by a strap

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