clutch bag

clutch bag
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhch bag]
    • /klʌtʃ bæg/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhch bag]
    • /klʌtʃ bæg/

Definitions of clutch bag words

  • noun clutch bag clutch1 (def 15). 1
  • noun clutch bag A small handbag without a shoulder strap, designed to be held in the hand. 0

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Origin of clutch bag

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Clutch bag


clutch bag popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

clutch bag usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for clutch bag

noun clutch bag

  • handbag — a bag or box of leather, fabric, plastic, or the like, held in the hand or carried by means of a handle or strap, commonly used by women for holding money, toilet articles, small purchases, etc.

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