Definitions for bagbæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bagbæg(n.; v.)bagged, bag•ging.

  1. (n.)a container or receptacle made of some pliant material and capable of being closed at the mouth; pouch.

  2. a piece of portable luggage.

  3. purse; handbag.

  4. the amount or quantity a bag can hold.

  5. an udder or pouch of an animal.

    Category: Zoology

  6. Slang. a small envelope containing narcotics.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  7. something hanging in a loose, pouchlike manner, as skin or cloth.

  8. Category: Sport

    Ref: base1 (def. 8b). 1 8 2

  9. a hunter's total amount of game taken.

    Category: Sport

  10. Slang. a person's avocation, hobby, or obsession:

    Jazz isn't my bag.

    Category: Status (usage)

  11. unattractive woman.

    Category: Status (usage)

  12. (v.i.)to hang loosely.

  13. to pack items in a bag.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  14. to swell or bulge.

  15. (v.t.)to put into a bag.

  16. to kill or catch, as in hunting.

    Category: Informal

  17. to cause to swell.

Idioms for bag:

  1. bag and baggage, with all one's personal property. completely, totally.

    Category: Idiom

  2. in the bag,Informal. virtually certain to be attained.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

  3. leave holding the bag,Informal. to force the consequences upon.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

Origin of bag:

1200–50; ME bagge < ON baggi pack, bundle


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bag(noun)

    a flexible container with a single opening

    "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"

  2. bag(noun)

    the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)

    "his bag included two deer"

  3. base, bag(noun)

    a place that the runner must touch before scoring

    "he scrambled to get back to the bag"

  4. bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse(noun)

    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

    "she reached into her bag and found a comb"

  5. bag, bagful(noun)

    the quantity that a bag will hold

    "he ate a large bag of popcorn"

  6. bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase(noun)

    a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

    "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"

  7. bag, old bag(noun)

    an ugly or ill-tempered woman

    "he was romancing the old bag for her money"

  8. udder, bag(noun)

    mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)

  9. cup of tea, bag, dish(verb)

    an activity that you like or at which you are superior

    "chemistry is not my cup of tea"; "his bag now is learning to play golf"; "marriage was scarcely his dish"

  10. bag(verb)

    capture or kill, as in hunting

    "bag a few pheasants"

  11. bag(verb)

    hang loosely, like an empty bag

  12. bulge, bag(verb)

    bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

  13. pocket, bag(verb)

    take unlawfully

  14. bag(verb)

    put into a bag

    "The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bag(noun)æg

    a container with handles for carrying things

    a paper/plastic bag; a bag of candy

  2. bagæg

    the amount a bag can hold

    four bags of sugar

  3. bagæg

    a woman's purse; = handbag

    I left my bag at school.


  1. bag(Noun)

    A flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc.

  2. bag(Noun)

    A handbag

  3. bag(Noun)

    A suitcase.

  4. bag(Noun)

    A schoolbag, especially a backpack.

  5. bag(Noun)

    Oneu2019s preference.

    Acid House is not my bag, I prefer the more traditional styles of music.

  6. bag(Noun)

    An ugly woman.

  7. bag(Noun)

    The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.

    The grounder hit the bag and bounced over the fielderu2019s head.

  8. bag(Noun)

    First, second, or third base.

    He headed back to the bag.

  9. bag(Noun)

    A breathalyzer, so named because it formerly had a plastic bag over the end to measure a set amount of breath.

  10. bag(Verb)

    To put into a bag.

  11. bag(Verb)

    To catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting.

    We bagged three deer yesterday.

  12. bag(Verb)

    To gain possession of something, or to make first claim on something.

  13. bag(Verb)

    To be caught by the police.

  14. bag(Verb)

    To bring a woman one met on the street with one.

  15. bag(Verb)

    To laugh uncontrollably.

  16. bag(Verb)

    To criticise sarcastically.

  17. bag(Verb)

    To provide artificial ventilation with a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator.

  18. bag(Noun)

    A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.

    If one has a bag of three apples and the letter 'a' is taken to denote 'apple', then such bag could be represented symbolically as {a,a,a}. Note that in an ordinary context, when talking about a bag of apples, one does not care about identifying the individual apples, although one might be interested in distinguishing apples by species, for example, letting 'r' denote 'red apple' and 'g' denote 'green apple', then a bag of three red apples and two green apples could be denoted as {r,r,r,g,g}.

  19. Origin: From bagge, from baggi, from bʰak- (compare Welsh baich, βάσταγμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bag(noun)

    a sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money

  2. Bag(noun)

    a sac, or dependent gland, in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance; as, the bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents; the bag of a cow

  3. Bag(noun)

    a sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament

  4. Bag(noun)

    the quantity of game bagged

  5. Bag(noun)

    a certain quantity of a commodity, such as it is customary to carry to market in a sack; as, a bag of pepper or hops; a bag of coffee

  6. Bag(verb)

    to put into a bag; as, to bag hops

  7. Bag(verb)

    to seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game

  8. Bag(verb)

    to furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag

  9. Bag(verb)

    to swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter

  10. Bag(verb)

    to swell with arrogance

  11. Bag(verb)

    to become pregnant

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bag' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2290

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bag' in Written Corpus Frequency: #836

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bag' in Nouns Frequency: #626

Anagrams of bag

  1. gab

  2. AGB

  3. GBA

  4. BGA

Translations for bag

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a container made of soft material (eg cloth, animal skin, plastic etc)

She carried a small bag.

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