Definitions for handbagˈhændˌbæg
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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"
A small bag used by women (or sometimes by men) for carrying various small personal items.
Figuratively, to hit with a handbag; to attack verbally or subject to criticism (used originally of Margaret Thatcher).
Origin: From hand + bag.
A handbag, also purse or pouch in American English, is a handled medium-to-large bag that is often fashionably designed, typically used by women, to hold personal items such as wallet/coins, keys, a mobile phone, books, a pen and paper, cosmetics and jewelry, a hairbrush, contraceptives, or pepper spray.
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- bossa de màCatalan, Valencian
- bolsa, cartera, bulto, bolsoSpanish
- کیف دستیPersian
- sac à mainFrench
- valizHaitian Creole
- tas tanganIndonesian
- PoschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- beg tanganMalay
- handveskeNorwegian Nynorsk
- сумочка, сумка, ридикюльRussian
- kuletë, çantë doreAlbanian
- el çantasıTurkish
- bị cầm tay, túi xách tayVietnamese
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