knapsack knapsack  /ˈnæp ˌsæk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

Usage(s):

  1. Backpacks get overloaded with school books, and your child can wind up with a hurt back if you skimp out with a cheap knapsack.
  2. A blue-turbaned, elderly Sikh with a flowing white beard kick-starts his scooter while balancing a small knapsack of shopping on the seat behind him.
  3. Consequently, the single-iteration trapdoor knapsack should not be relied on.

News

  • Police search for rape suspect in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

    The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-35 years old, 5'9" tall with a medium build and dark hair. He was wearing a black tee short with an unknown design on the front, blue jeans and was carrying a knapsack.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WABC-TV New York

Quotes

  1. "There are very few personal treasures that you put in your knapsack to carry with you for the rest of your life, and he's one of those," Schiff said.
    on Dec 16, 2005 By: Richard Schiff Source: USA Today

  2. At the reception, former Governor Sundlun recalled that Pell, after he was first elected to the Senate in 1960 but before he was sworn in, "put a knapsack on his back and climbed into the mountains of Cuba to talk to Fidel Castro," who had led a...
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Bruce Sundlun Source: Woonsocket Call

  3. Politicians "don't want to have that rock in their knapsack," said Roy Romer, a former Colorado governor and former Democratic Party general chairman. "I've seen the National Rifle Association guys sit in the front row of their town hall...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Roy Romer Source: Kentucky.com

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