Associations to the word «Bag»


BAG, noun. A flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc.
BAG, noun. (informal) A handbag
BAG, noun. A suitcase.
BAG, noun. A schoolbag, especially a backpack.
BAG, noun. One’s preference.
BAG, noun. (derogatory) An ugly woman.
BAG, noun. (baseball) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.
BAG, noun. (baseball) First, second, or third base.
BAG, noun. (preceded by "the") A breathalyzer, so named because it formerly had a plastic bag over the end to measure a set amount of breath.
BAG, noun. (mathematics) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.
BAG, noun. A sac in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance.
BAG, noun. A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
BAG, noun. The quantity of game bagged in a hunt.
BAG, noun. (slang) (vulgar) A scrotum.
BAG, noun. (UK) A unit of measure of cement equal to 94 pounds.
BAG, verb. To put into a bag.
BAG, verb. (informal) To catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting.
BAG, verb. To gain possession of something, or to make first claim on something.
BAG, verb. (transitive) To furnish or load with a bag.
BAG, verb. (slang) (African American Vernacular) To bring a woman one met on the street with one.
BAG, verb. (slang) (African American Vernacular) To laugh uncontrollably.
BAG, verb. (Australia) (slang) To criticise sarcastically.
BAG, verb. (medicine) To provide artificial ventilation with a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator.
BAG, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To swell or hang down like a full bag.
BAG, verb. To hang like an empty bag.
BAG, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To swell with arrogance.
BAG, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To become pregnant.
BAG AND BAGGAGE, noun. (idiomatic) All one's possessions
BAG AND BAGGAGE, adverb. (idiomatic) With all one's possessions
BAG FOR LIFE, noun. (British) (Ireland) A reusable shopping bag, issued by supermarkets for a nominal price. In the UK, the bags are replaced free when they wear out
BAG LADIES, noun. Plural of bag lady
BAG LADY, noun. (informal) A homeless woman who carries her possessions with her in bags.
BAG MAN, noun. Alternative spelling of bagman
BAG MEN, noun. Plural of bag man (alternative spelling of bagmen).
BAG OF ANTLERS, noun. (slang) (derogatory) an emaciated woman, frequently a model or actress, who looks so underweight that her bones and joints stretch out her skin similar to how a burlap sack filled with deer or elk antlers would.
BAG OF BONES, noun. (idiomatic) a skinny, malnourished person
BAG OF DICKS, noun. (slang) (vulgar) (pejorative) A rude, obnoxious, or contemptible person.
BAG OF FRUIT, noun. (Australia) (rhyming slang) A suit. [From 1924.]
BAG OF NERVES, noun. (informal) A very nervous person.
BAG OF RATIONS, noun. (idiomatic) (dated) (WW I) A fussy or overly zealous military superior.
BAG OF SHELLS, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see bag,‎ shell.
BAG OF SHELLS, noun. A trifle.
BAG OF TRICKS, noun. (idiomatic) A set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.
BAG OF TRICKS, noun. (idiomatic) (dated) (often preceded by whole) A collection of items, especially as constituting a very complete set of such items.
BAG OF WATERS, noun. Amniotic sac
BAG OF WIND, noun. (idiomatic) A windbag.
BAG OF WORDS, noun. (computer science) The collection of words from an unprocessed text without regard to grammar.
BAG OUT, verb. (slang) (Australia) to criticise someone
BAG SNATCHER, noun. (UK) A thief who snatches a handbag from the person (usually a woman) carrying it.
BAG SNATCHERS, noun. Plural of bag snatcher
BAG VALVE MASK, noun. (medicine) A bag, used to resuscitate a patient by supplying air or oxygen directly to the trachea and into the lungs
BAG VALVE MASKS, noun. Plural of bag valve mask

Dictionary definition

BAG, noun. A flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag".
BAG, noun. The quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person); "his bag included two deer".
BAG, noun. A place that the runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag".
BAG, noun. A container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb".
BAG, noun. The quantity that a bag will hold; "he ate a large bag of popcorn".
BAG, noun. A portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him".
BAG, noun. An ugly or ill-tempered woman; "he was romancing the old bag for her money".
BAG, noun. Mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats).
BAG, noun. An activity that you like or at which you are superior; "chemistry is not my cup of tea"; "his bag now is learning to play golf"; "marriage was scarcely his dish".
BAG, verb. Capture or kill, as in hunting; "bag a few pheasants".
BAG, verb. Hang loosely, like an empty bag.
BAG, verb. Bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge.
BAG, verb. Take unlawfully.
BAG, verb. Put into a bag; "The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn