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  1. handbagnoun


  2. handbagverb

    Figuratively, to hit with a handbag; to attack verbally or subject to criticism (used originally of Margaret Thatcher).


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bag, handbag, pocketbook, pursenoun

    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

    "she reached into her bag and found a comb"

    travelling bag, old bag, bag, dish, cup of tea, udder, wallet, pocket edition, base, pocketbook, purse, billfold, notecase, bagful, pocket book, grip, traveling bag, suitcase

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  1. handbagnoun

    satchel, reticule

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "handbag":

    purse, bag, valise, sac, pocketbook, sack

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How to use handbag in a sentence?

  1. Taraneh Moghaddam:

    I was desperate and had to carry the cash in my handbag to Iran.

  2. Clara Chu:

    Each handbag consists of recognizable everyday mundane objects that we find in the house, in the kitchen, people don't necessarily associate these kind of items with fashion.

  3. Rachmat Thomas:

    The success story about this pump is that it is all handcrafted, and the secret about this pump is that you can actually fold it up and put it into your handbag.

  4. Abigail Klem:

    We actually feel super optimistic because, I think, one, a lot of people support Ivanka, even across both political parties, and then I think a lot of other people feel like, ‘Oh, I didn’t know Ivanka had a shoe line.’ ‘Oh, I didn’t know she had a handbag line.’ And they’re buying it.

  5. Tallulah Bankhead:

    I love your gown darling, but your handbag is on fire!

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