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tote bag

noun
1.
an open handbag or shopping bag used especially for carrying packages or small items.
Also called tote.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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Examples from the web for tote bag
  • The suspect concealed the merchandise in a large tote bag and walked out of the store without paying for the merchandise.
  • The first hundred people to do so can claim a free tote bag at the concession stand.
  • If you're going for only one night, bring along a smaller tote bag and a briefcase.
  • Store the propane lantern and the unattached propane cylinder in a box, milk crate, tote bag or other storage container.
  • Bring the cute shoes in a tote bag, then change and put the boots in the bag for the duration of the event.
  • Bring along sealable plastic bags to store wet items and an extra tote bag for souvenirs.
  • Always bring an empty tote bag for carrying home souvenirs and other mementos.
  • He insisted that he could account for every odd tote bag, duffel and valise.
  • The armrest flips up, providing better access to an open floor console that's a perfect place for a purse, briefcase or tote bag.
  • Take a reusable tote bag with you on shopping trips.
British Dictionary definitions for tote bag

tote bag

noun
1.
a large roomy handbag or shopping bag
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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