[bæg] or [bæɡ]


(noun.) a flexible container with a single opening; 'he stuffed his laundry into a large bag'.

(noun.) a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; 'he carried his small bag onto the plane with him'.

(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'.

(noun.) an ugly or ill-tempered woman; 'he was romancing the old bag for her money'.

(noun.) the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person); 'his bag included two deer'.

(noun.) the quantity that a bag will hold; 'he ate a large bag of popcorn'.

(verb.) capture or kill, as in hunting; 'bag a few pheasants'.

(verb.) put into a bag; 'The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries'.

(verb.) hang loosely, like an empty bag.

Edited by ELLA--From WordNet


(n.) A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money.

(n.) 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.

(n.) A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.

(n.) The quantity of game bagged.

(n.) 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.

(v. t.) To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.

(v. t.) To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game.

(v. t.) To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.

(v. i.) To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter.

(v. i.) To swell with arrogance.

(v. i.) To become pregnant.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. Sack, pouch.

Typed by Josephine


n. a sack pouch: specially the silken pouch to contain the back-hair of the wig: a measure of quantity for produce: a game-bag i.e. the quantity of fish or game secured: an udder: (vulg. in pl.) trousers.—v.i. to bulge swell out: (naut.) to drop away from the right course.—v.t. to cram full: to put into a bag specially of game hence to kill game to seize steal:—pr.p. bag′ging; pa.p. bagged.—ns. Bag′ging cloth or material for bags; Bag′git a salmon that has just spawned.—adj. Bag′gy loose like a bag: inflated verbose.—ns. Bag′man a familiar name for a commercial traveller; Bag′-wig an 18th-cent. wig the back-hair of which was enclosed in an ornamental bag.—Bag and baggage originally a military expression hence the phrase 'to march out with bag and baggage ' i.e. with all belongings saved: to make an honourable retreat: now used in the sense of 'to clear out completely.'—Bag of bones an emaciated living being.—In the bottom of the bag remaining as a last resource; The whole bag of tricks every expedient; To give one the bag to hold to engage any one and meanwhile disappear; To let the cat out of the bag to disclose the secret.

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