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fanny pack

a small zippered pouch suspended from a belt around the waist.
Origin of fanny pack
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for fanny pack
  • Don't use a fanny pack or leave a bag unsecured on the seat next to you in an outdoor café.
  • Top pocket detaches and transforms into a fanny pack with built-in lumbar support.
  • As usual, he carried his unlicensed handgun in his fanny pack.
  • Wireless microphone in hand and with a transmitter tucked inside a fanny pack, he interviews his subject while on the run.
  • Also, get a backpack or fanny pack to carry all of your hiking supplies.
  • Mobile emergency kits should be smaller, more personalized, and should be no bigger than a backpack or fanny pack.
  • Carry two other reliable sources of light in a small backpack or fanny pack, plus new batteries and spare bulbs.
  • Consider using a special fanny pack designed to foil pickpockets, see our travel products page.
  • Each camper receives a fanny pack, visor, and a whistle.
  • Use a fanny pack or deep pockets in clothing to carry what you need.
Slang definitions & phrases for fanny pack

fanny pack

noun phrase

(also butt pack) A small crescent-shaped cloth bag worn about the waist on a belt

[mid1980s+; a 1971 use is found in Outdoor Life, before use of the fanny pack became general]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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