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noun [countable] bag pronunciation in American English /bæɡ/
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  1. 1
    a container made of paper, plastic, or cloth, used for carrying or storing things

    Put your dirty clothes in the plastic bag.

    He was weighed down by shopping bags.

    a golf bag

    1. a.
      the things in a bag, or the amount that it contains
      bag of:

      I’ve already used about half a bag of flour.

    2. b.
      [often plural] a suitcase or similar container in which you carry clothes and other things you need when you are traveling

      The customs officials may want to search your bags.

      an overnight bag

  2. 2
    offensive an insulting word for a woman, especially one who is old


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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