shoulder bag


noun

a handbag with shoulder strap attached.

Nearby words

  1. shotwell, james thomson,
  2. should,
  3. should have stood in bed, i,
  4. shoulda,
  5. shoulder,
  6. shoulder blade,
  7. shoulder board,
  8. shoulder girdle,
  9. shoulder harness,
  10. shoulder joint

Origin of shoulder bag

First recorded in 1940–45

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Examples from the Web for shoulder bag

  • While I was engaged in doing so he opened my shoulder-bag and eyed its contents curiously.

    Six Months at the Cape|R.M. Ballantyne
  • He packed a shoulder-bag, took a couple more painkillers, and walked out into the living room.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow
  • I like to keep a couple handsful of rocks in my shoulder-bag, just in case.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow