Sack

  • 41Sack — Sạck der; (e)s, Sä·cke; 1 ein großer, weicher Behälter besonders aus Stoff oder Plastik <etwas in Säcke abfüllen; einen Sack zubinden, schleppen; einen Sack auf dem Rücken / der Schulter tragen>: einen Sack (voll) Kartoffeln in den Keller… …

    Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • 42Sack — Sackm 1.schlechtsitzendesKleid.1840ff. 2.taillenlosesKleid.1957/58ff. 3.schlechtsitzendeUniform.Sold1840ff. 4.Uniform.BSD1965ff. 5.Mann(Kraftwort).Hergenommenvon»Sack=Hodensack«;Parsprototo.SchonbeiMartinLuthersteht»Sack«fürdenmenschlichenKörper.1… …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 43sack — sack1 [ sæk ] noun * 1. ) count a large strong bag for storing and carrying things: The sack was too heavy to lift. a ) the things inside a sack: sack of: a sack of potatoes/flour b ) AMERICAN a strong paper bag for carrying goods from a store: a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 44sack — sack1 sacklike, adj. /sak/, n. 1. a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal. 2. the amount a sack holds. 3. a bag: a sack of candy. 4. Slang. dismissal or discharge, as from a job: to get the sack. 5. Slang.… …

    Universalium

  • 45sack — {{11}}sack (n.1) large bag, O.E. sacc (W.Saxon), sec (Mercian), sæc (Old Kentish) large cloth bag, also sackcloth, from P.Gmc. *sakkiz (Cf. M.Du. sak, O.H.G. sac, O.N. sekkr, but Goth. sakkus probably is directly from Gk.), an early borrowing… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 46sack — I [[t]sæk[/t]] n. 1) a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal 2) the amount a sack holds 3) a bag: a sack of candy[/ex] 4) sts Slang. dismissal, as from a job: to get the sack[/ex] 5) sts Slang. bed 6) clo… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 47sack — sack1 noun 1》 a large bag made of a material such as hessian or thick paper, used for storing and carrying goods.     ↘(also sack dress) a woman s short, loose dress without a waistline, popular especially in the 1950s. 2》 (the sack) informal… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 48sack — 1 noun 1 (C) a) a large bag made of strong rough cloth or strong paper, used for storing or carrying flour, coal, vegetables etc: a sack of potatoes b) also sackful the amount that a sack can contain 2 get the sack/give sb the sack BrE informal… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 49sack — 1. n. a bed. □ I was so tired I could hardly find my sack. □ Somebody put a spider in my sack. 2. tv. to dismiss someone from employment; to fire someone. □ The boss sacked the whole office staff last week. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 50sack — 1. noun /sæk/ a) A bag; especially a large bag of strong, coarse material for storage and handling of various commodities, such as potatoes, coal, coffee; or, a bag with handles used at a supermarket, a grocery sack; or, a small bag for small… …

    Wiktionary

  • 51sack — 01. We peeled a whole [sack] of potatoes to make potato salad for the company picnic. 02. The school board has [sacked] a teacher who tried to kiss a 14 year old student. 03. You can buy a big [sack] of carrots at the farmer s market for only £3 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 52sack — See: GET THE SACK at GET THE BOUNCE(2), GIVE THE SACK at GIVE THE BOUNCE(2), HIT THE HAY or HIT THE SACK, LEAVE HOLDING THE BAG or LEAVE HOLDING THE SACK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 53sack — See: GET THE SACK at GET THE BOUNCE(2), GIVE THE SACK at GIVE THE BOUNCE(2), HIT THE HAY or HIT THE SACK, LEAVE HOLDING THE BAG or LEAVE HOLDING THE SACK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 54Sack — Sandsäcke Gestapelte Kaffeesäcke …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 55sack — n. bag 1) a mail sack bed (colloq.) 2) to hit the sack ( to go to bed ) dismissal (colloq.) 3) to get the sack 4) to give smb. the sack * * * [sæk] [ bag ] a mail sack [ dismissal ] (colloq.) to get the sack to give …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 56sack — [[t]sæ̱k[/t]] ♦♦♦ sacks, sacking, sacked 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A sack is a large bag made of rough woven material. Sacks are used to carry or store things such as vegetables or coal. ...a sack of potatoes. 2) VERB If your employers sack you,… …

    English dictionary

  • 57sack — I. /sæk / (say sak) noun 1. a large bag of stout woven material, as for grain, potatoes, coal, etc. 2. the amount which a sack will hold, a varying unit of measure. 3. a woman s loose fitting, unbelted dress. 4. Also, sacque. a loose fitting coat …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 58sack — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a large strong bag, usu. made of hessian, paper, or plastic, for storing or conveying goods. b (usu. foll. by of) this with its contents (a sack of potatoes). c a quantity contained in a sack. 2 (prec. by the) colloq. dismissal… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 59sack — English has three separate words sack, one of them now a historical relic and the other two ultimately related. Sack ‘large bag’ [OE] was borrowed from Latin saccus (source also of English sac, sachet, and satchel). This in turn came from Greek… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 60sack — [sæk] noun I 1) [C] a large strong bag for storing and carrying things a sack of potatoes/flour[/ex] The sack was too heavy to lift.[/ex] 2) the sack [singular] British informal a situation in which someone is forced to leave their job We didn t… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English