bag - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/bæɡ/
singularbag
pluralbags
  1. 1
    a container made of paper, plastic, or cloth, used for carrying or storing things

    Put your dirty washing in the plastic bag.

    He was weighed down by shopping bags.

    a golf bag

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

      The customs officials may want to search your bags.

      an overnight bag

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

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

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