work·​bag ˈwərk-ˌbag How to pronounce workbag (audio)
: a bag for implements or materials for work
especially : a bag for needlework

Examples of workbag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everlane's latest workbag uses a textile derived from prickly pear cactus that's eco-friendly but no less soft and streamlined. Harper's BAZAAR, 27 Mar. 2023 The men’s workbag market isn’t exactly alive with inspiring options, said Cassandra Sethi, a Los Angeles personal stylist with clients in finance, law and tech. Jamie Waters, WSJ, 22 Nov. 2022 Every journalist should have these two little gizmos in their workbag. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 Each accessory has a low-profile design and is small enough to stuff in a workbag. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2021 The bottom container comes with a grippy lid, which keeps even the sauciest leftovers from leaking all over my workbag. Elyse Inamine, Bon Appétit, 19 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1745, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workbag was in 1745

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Cite this Entry

“Workbag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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