a bag used for carrying books, school supplies, etc.

Origin of schoolbag

First recorded in 1890–95; school1 + bag Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for schoolbag

Historical Examples of schoolbag

  • She was carrying a schoolbag, bulging with hastily packed belongings.

  • Kurt was standing at the hawthorn hedge in front of the garden with his schoolbag still slung around him.


    Johanna Spyri