tote bag


noun

an open handbag or shopping bag used especially for carrying packages or small items.

Nearby words

  1. totally,
  2. totally ordered set,
  3. totaquine,
  4. totara,
  5. tote,
  6. tote board,
  7. tote box,
  8. tote road,
  9. totem,
  10. totem pole

Origin of tote bag

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

Also called tote.

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British Dictionary definitions for tote bag

tote bag

noun

a large roomy handbag or shopping bag
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