carpetbagged


carpetbagged
n. fabric suitcase v. travel with light baggage; leave on an adventure

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • carpetbag — /kahr pit bag /, n., v., carpetbagged, carpetbagging. n. 1. a bag for traveling, esp. one made of carpeting. v.i. 2. to journey with little luggage. 3. to act as a carpetbagger. [1820 30; CARPET + BAG] * * * …   Universalium

  • carpetbag — ☆ ☆ carpetbag [kär′pətbag΄] n. an old fashioned type of traveling bag, made of carpeting adj. of or having to do with carpetbaggers vi. carpetbagged, carpetbagging to act as a carpetbagger …   English World dictionary

  • car|pet|bag — «KAHR piht BAG», noun, adjective, verb, bagged, bag|ging. –n. a traveling bag made of carpet: »Our dozen trunks and half dozen carpetbags, being already packed and labelled (Hawthorne). –adj. U.S. of or having to do with the practices of a… …   Useful english dictionary