- a person's avocation, hobby, major interest, or obsession: Jazz isn't my bag.
- a person's mood or frame of mind: The boss is in a mean bag today.
- an environment, condition, or situation.
- Informal. plenty; much; many (usually followed by of): bags of time; bags of money.
- Slang. trousers (def. 1).
Idioms about bag
- with all one's personal property: When they went to collect the rent, they found he had left, bag and baggage.
- completely; totally: The equipment had disappeared, bag and baggage, without even the slightest trace.
Origin of bag
regional variations of bag
OTHER WORDS FROM bagbag·like, adjectiveun·bagged, adjective
Other definitions for bag (2 of 2)
How to use bag in a sentence
John B. Stetson was born in 1830 in New Jersey, the son of a hat maker.
Just another example of a guy in a John B. Stetson hat saving the day.
Liz G., one half of “Publizity” [the other half of which, Liz B, is played by Jenny Slate] is one of the best on the show.
Army B-squad players who fail to make it onto the varsity team after a year or two usually quit football.
More, Queen B officially became the most Grammy-nominated woman of all time.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
(b) Diseases of the stomach associated with deficient hydrochloric acid, as chronic gastritis and gastric cancer.
The usual forms are: (a) Ammoniomagnesium phosphate crystals; (b) acid calcium phosphate crystals; and (c) amorphous phosphates.
Aunty Rosa sat him upon a table and told him that A B meant ab.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for bag
- with all one's belongings
Word Origin for bag
Other Idioms and Phrases with bag
In addition to the idioms beginning with bag
- bag and baggage
- bag it
- bag of tricks
- brown bagger
- grab bag
- in the bag
- leave holding the bag
- let the cat out of the bag
- mixed bag