informal a small bag, usually with a shoulder strap, carried by a man and designed to contain personal articles

Word Origin for man-bag

C20: in allusion to handbag
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Examples from the Web for man-bag

  • Seen on stars from Jude Law to Jay-Z, and on the Burberry runway, the man-bag is having its moment.

    Rise of the Man Purse|Isabel Wilkinson|October 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST