overnight bag
noun Date: 1925 a suitcase of a size to carry clothing and personal articles for an overnight trip — called also overnight case

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overnight bag — overnight .bag n a bag containing everything you need for a night away from home ▪ He packed an overnight bag and left …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overnight bag — overnight′ bag n. his a travel bag large enough to hold personal articles and clothing for an overnight trip • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • overnight bag — noun a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight • Syn: ↑overnighter, ↑overnight case • Hypernyms: ↑bag, ↑traveling bag, ↑travelling bag, ↑grip, ↑suitcase …   Useful english dictionary

  • overnight bag — a travel bag large enough to hold personal articles and clothing for an overnight trip. Also called overnight case. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • overnight bag — /oʊvəˈnaɪt bæg/ (say ohvuh nuyt bag) noun a small bag designed to hold just enough clothes, toiletries, etc., for a one night stay …   Australian English dictionary

  • overnight — [ō΄vər nīt′, ō′vər nīt΄] adv. 1. during or through the night 2. on or during the previous evening 3. suddenly adj. 1. done or going on during or through the night 2. of or for the previous evening 3. staying through the night …   English World dictionary

  • overnight case — noun a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight • Syn: ↑overnighter, ↑overnight bag • Hypernyms: ↑bag, ↑traveling bag, ↑travelling bag, ↑grip, ↑suitcase …   Useful english dictionary

  • overnight — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)na͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ overnights, overnighting, overnighted 1) ADV: ADV after v If something happens overnight, it happens throughout the night or at some point during the night. The weather remained calm overnight... The decision was… …   English dictionary

  • overnight — adverb /oʊvəˈnaɪt / (say ohvuh nuyt) 1. during the night: to stay overnight. 2. on the previous evening: preparations were made overnight. 3. suddenly; very quickly: new towns sprang up overnight. –adjective /ˈoʊvənaɪt / (say ohvuhnuyt) 4. done,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bag — I UK [bæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms bag : singular bag plural bags *** 1) a container made of paper, plastic, or cloth, used for carrying or storing things Put your dirty washing in the plastic bag. He was weighed down by shopping bags. a …   English dictionary

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