tote bag


Definition of tote bag

: a large 2-handled open-topped bag (as of canvas)

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The 10-cent fee Ranker and Peterson plan to include in their measure is meant to encourage shoppers to bring their own reusable tote bags. Hannah Rodriguez, The Seattle Times, "Washington state lawmakers propose ban on single-use plastic bags," 28 Nov. 2018 World on a recycled tote bag and Japan’s Hender Scheme on $120 natural leather slippers. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "How About a $300 Parka with that Toothpaste? The New Wave of Hotel Shops," 10 Dec. 2018 Fallout 76 could be pre-ordered in a pricey Power Armor set, complete with a wearable replica helmet and a tote bag. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Bethesda’s attempt to fix a Fallout 76 blunder leaks angry shoppers’ PID [Updated]," 5 Dec. 2018 This one is available in five gorgeous colors and, thanks to its elegant ventilation design, looks almost like a beachy tote bag. Maria Cassano, Allure, "The 15 Best Shower Organizers You Can Get Online Right Now," 5 Aug. 2018 The Harrods at the airport sold a Harry and Meghan tote bag. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, "Is the Cult of Meghan Markle Alive and Well in the U.K.?," 18 May 2018 According to Altshuler, the store sold 100,000 tote bags last year. Kaitlyn Tiffany, Vox, "Why does the idea of “Hermione 2020” make me so angry?," 1 Nov. 2018 The milestone day called for a few statement add-ons, including a pair of red Adam Selman x Lespecs cat eye sunglasses, Nannacay’s woven tote bag, and a glittering belly chain. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Beyoncé Went Boho for Her Birthday Celebration in Sardinia, Italy," 6 Sep. 2018 Jacquemus’ invite was a giant hessian tote bag with thick rope-like straps. Thomas Adamson, The Seattle Times, "Starry Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water," 25 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of tote bag

1900, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of tote bag

: a large bag used for carrying things

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