- Very effeminate man.
A. Do you think Chris is gay?
B. Are you kidding? He's definitely a handbag.
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handbag — hand bag n. a small bag usually made of cloth, leather or a similar imitation material, and often having a strap to permit carrying it by slinging it over a shoulder, used by women to carry money and small personal items or accessories; as, she… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
handbag — (n.) also hand bag, 1854, from HAND (Cf. hand) (n.) + BAG (Cf. bag) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
handbag — [n] person’s carryall backpack, bag, clutch, evening bag, grip, hide, knapsack, leather, pocketbook, portmanteau, purse, reticule; concept 446 … New thesaurus
handbag — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small bag used by a woman to carry everyday personal items … English terms dictionary
handbag — [hand′bag΄] n. 1. a bag, usually of leather or cloth, held in the hand or hung by a strap from the arm or shoulder and used, esp. by women, to carry money, keys, and personal effects 2. a small suitcase or valise … English World dictionary
handbag — noun ⇨ See also ↑purse ADJECTIVE ▪ big, capacious (formal), large ▪ designer VERB + HANDBAG ▪ clutch … Collocations dictionary
Handbag — Model at New York Fashion Week showing a Louis Vuitton handbag. A handbag, or purse in American English, is a handled medium to large bag that is often fashionably designed, typically used by women, to hold persona … Wikipedia
handbag — 1. noun /ˈhandbaɡ/ A small bag used by women (or sometimes by men) for carrying various small personal items. Syn: purse 2. verb /ˈhandbaɡ/ Figuratively, to hit with a handbag; to attack verbally or subject to criticism (used originally of ) … Wiktionary
handbag */ — UK [ˈhæn(d)ˌbæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms handbag : singular handbag plural handbags a small bag used by women for carrying personal things such as money and keys. The usual American word is purse … English dictionary
handbag — 1) n British a male escort, a walker . Handbag refers to a decorative appendage to a fashionable lady, often a homosexual male. The term was popular in high society and journalistic circles in the mid 1980s. 2) vb British to frustrate, obstruct… … Contemporary slang