gunnysack gunnysack  /ˈɡə ni ˌsæk/


  • (n) a bag made of burlap



  1. The burly body remains respectably taut, a gunnysack full of cantaloupes and cannonballs.
  2. Or anyway the two were fighting it out like cats in a gunnysack.
  3. Exuberantly uncorseted, her torso looks like a gunnysack full of galoshes.


  • Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor said that, "After you've dragged a gunnysack full of potatoes down a dusty row in 95-degree heat, everything else in life is easy. That middle seat on a trans-Atlantic flight beside the crying baby seems...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Garrison Keillor Source:

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