bag bag  /ˈbæɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a flexible container with a single opening
  2. (n) the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
  3. (n) a place that the runner must touch before scoring
  4. (n) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  5. (n) the quantity that a bag will hold
  6. (n) a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
  7. (n) an ugly or ill-tempered woman
  8. (n) mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
  9. (n) an activity that you like or at which you are superior
  10. (v) capture or kill, as in hunting
  11. (v) hang loosely, like an empty bag
  12. (v) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  13. (v) take unlawfully
  14. (v) put into a bag

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the recreation room, that ubiquitous piece of 1970s furniture the beanbag chair reappears on the scene.
  2. The Wine Skin is not technically a gadgetunless you consider a bag a gadgetbut it is the most useful bag any plonk-mad traveler can have.
  3. The plastic bags you bring home from the supermarket probably end up in a landfill.

News

  1. Backdoor Bag Sale coming to Columbia Falls

    The non-profit group is hosting a Backdoor Bag Sale next week where folks can fill an entire grocery bag with books, videos, and C.D.'s for only $3.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KAJ Flathead

  2. Teacher finds bag, returns more than $20K in College Station

    An unemployed teacher who thought a bag on a road carried a dirty diaper found more than $20,000 and returned the cash to a bank
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Houston

  3. Texas teacher finds bag, returns more than $200K

    An unemployed teacher who thought a bag on a road carried a dirty diaper found more than $200,000 and returned the cash to a bank. The Eagle (http://bit.ly/1bVj7OR ) newspaper reported Wednesday that Chase ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "After seeing Steve Williams's comments, all I could think of was how lucky I am to have a class act like Bones on my bag and representing me," Mickelson said in a statement.
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: New York Times

  2. Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, "A woman is like a tea bag-you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: U.S. News & World Report

  3. "This is a great achievement by the seven supermarkets and their customers and it shows that by working together, we really can change our bag habits," Environment Secretary Hilary Benn said.
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Hilary Benn Source: AFP

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