sleeping bag


Definition of sleeping bag 

: a bag that is warmly lined or padded for sleeping outdoors or in a camp or tent

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For Teigen and Monae, fluffy, teddy bear-style coats fit the bill, while Rihanna went directional and slipped into a puffer that doubled as a portable sleeping bag. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "These Celebs Nailed the Art of Airport Style This Year," 28 Nov. 2018 Pinault is grinning with bemusement over Lively’s velvet and silk gown, which looks a bit like a sleeping bag. Meagan Fredette,, "Can You Imagine Blake Lively As Queen Cersei In Game Of Thrones?," 12 May 2018 So Doughan spends the night curled up in a sleeping bag on top of the room, waking up periodically throughout the wee hours to cool it down by mixing it and spreading it thinly. Wei Tchou, Vogue, "New York’s First Sake Brewery Considers the Art of American Rice Wine," 24 Oct. 2018 More of a pouch than a pad, the Proaller Foot Warmer looks a little like a sleeping bag for your feet and is intended for those suffering from poor circulation and arthritis as well as cold floors. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "People Are Obsessed With This $46 Heating Pad That’s Like a Sleeping Bag for Your Feet," 15 Oct. 2018 The plan was to get Bernard to jump onto the sleeping bag. Mike Rosenberg, The Seattle Times, "‘Everyone was sort of passing the buck’: A cat, a utility pole and Seattle bureaucracy," 30 Sep. 2018 For example, a lightweight camping chair will seem like a comfortable recliner at the end of a long day, while a French press coffee maker just might make rolling out of the sleeping bag in the morning a bit easier too. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail," 25 June 2018 Take a Look at Other Recent A-Heds Jerry Wigutow puzzles over the sleeping bags on the list. Kris Maher, WSJ, "Eh Tu? Canada’s Tariff Response Targets U.S. Hankies, Boats, Jam," 21 June 2018 The sleeping bag is lined with soft cotton and filled with durable, lofty polyester batting so your kiddo will be well rested in the morning for the great lightsaber battle. Mandy Ferreira, Sunset, "9 Adorable Youth Sleeping Bags," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sleeping bag

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sleeping bag was in 1850

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English Language Learners Definition of sleeping bag

: a warm, long bag that is used for sleeping outdoors or in a tent

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Kids Definition of sleeping bag

: a large fabric bag that is warmly lined for sleeping outdoors or in a camp or tent

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