a person employed by a railway, airline, or steamship company to load or unload baggage.
trunks, suitcases, etc., used in traveling; luggage. the portable equipment of an army. things that encumber one’s freedom, progress, development, or adaptability; impediments: intellectual baggage that keeps one from thinking clearly; neurotic conflicts that arise from struggling with too much emotional baggage. Archaic. a worthless woman. a prostitute or disreputable woman. Often Disparaging. a pert, […]
an Arabian sailing vessel, having lugsails on two or three masts, a straight, raking stem, and a transom stern.
- Bag it
Pack things in a bag, as in “Please bag it,” the customer said to the checkout clerk. This usage mainly describes packing groceries or other purchases into a bag. [ ; late 1500s ] Abandon something or someone, quit. For example, The class is not very good, so I’ve decided to bag it. This idiom […]
- Bag job
illegal entry, especially as authorized by an agency of the federal government to gather criminal evidence, install listening devices, etc. noun phrase A theft or burglary, esp of files, documents, etc •Became current during the early 1970s Watergate affair: Someone had done a bag job on his precious files/ They’re calling it a bag job […]