Definitions for handbagˈhændˌbæg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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  1. handbag(Noun)

    A small bag used by women (or sometimes by men) for carrying various small personal items.

  2. handbag(Verb)

    Figuratively, to hit with a handbag; to attack verbally or subject to criticism (used originally of Margaret Thatcher).

  3. Origin: From hand + bag.

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  1. Handbag

    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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