tote bag

noun

Definition of tote bag

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

Examples of tote bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back at the downtown campus, Perez walked throughout the area, wearing a gray Mi Familia Vota shirt and carrying a tote bag with the same logo, filled with voter registration forms on a clipboard. Rachel Leingang, The Arizona Republic, "How do you get out the vote during a pandemic? In Arizona, it depends on your political party," 9 Oct. 2020 Also discounted is this MICHAEL Michael Kors Eva large logo stripe tote bag, which falls from $228 to $171 for a 25% markdown. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Michael Kors sale bags, boots and more are up to an extra 50% off this weekend," 2 Oct. 2020 Those who attended the event received giveaway items, including a tote bag, Learn At Home kit, age-appropriate books and more. Shelby Stewart, Houston Chronicle, "Dolly Parton's book initiative, Imagination Library, brings books to Houston kids," 1 Oct. 2020 Fans may bring one clear bag, either a one-gallon clear Ziploc-style storage bag, or a 12 x 6 x 12 inch clear tote bag. Cameron Teague Robinson, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville announces attendance capacities for field hockey and men's and women's soccer," 23 Sep. 2020 Not only is Telfar coming off the back of a CFDA win and a number of near-instant sell-outs of his signature tote bag, but UGG boots are also having a moment. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Telfar Won NYFW By Announcing A Collab With UGG," 17 Sep. 2020 Here, Loftin captured a Kenneth Ize x Sagan Vienna tote bag (left) and a Coach bag (right) on the beach at Fort Tilden, New York. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "15 Photography Students Capture the Season’s Standout Bags," 9 Sep. 2020 This year my style inspiration comes from none other than Katie Holmes and her sidekick Khaite tote bag. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "The Fall 2020 Trends Vogue Editors Are Shopping This Season," 18 Sep. 2020 In this era of outdoor dining, my picnic basket (read: oversized tote bag) is always ready to go. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, "With These Bamboo Plates, the World Is My Picnic," 11 Sep. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tote bag.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of tote bag

1900, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tote bag

Time Traveler for tote bag

Time Traveler

The first known use of tote bag was in 1900

See more words from the same year

Statistics for tote bag

Last Updated

16 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Tote bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tote%20bag. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for tote bag

tote bag

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tote bag

: a large bag used for carrying things

More from Merriam-Webster on tote bag

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for tote bag

Comments on tote bag

What made you want to look up tote bag? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!