[ bin-dl ]
See synonyms for bindle on
  1. a bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carried by a hobo.

Origin of bindle

1895–1900; probably akin to bundle; uncertain if < dialectal source or <German Bündel

Words Nearby bindle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bindle in a sentence

  • During her sister's paroxysm, Mrs. bindle preserved a dignified silence.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins
  • bindle slipped across the kitchen and stepped out into the passage.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins
  • When bindle returned on the Wednesday evening, he found her almost light-hearted.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins
  • Mrs. bindle paused in her preparations to watch the operation.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins
  • "I don't know what's coming to girls, I'm sure," cried Mrs. bindle at length.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins