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fanny pack

fan·ny pack
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-ee pak]
    • /ˈfæn i pæk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-ee pak]
    • /ˈfæn i pæk/

Definitions of fanny pack words

  • noun fanny pack a small zippered pouch suspended from a belt around the waist. 1
  • countable noun fanny pack A fanny pack is a small bag attached to a belt which you wear around your waist. You use it to carry things such as money and keys. 0
  • noun fanny pack a small, usually zippered purse or pouch worn at the waist, for carrying keys, a wallet, etc. 0
  • noun fanny pack (North America) A small fabric pouch secured with a zipper and worn at the waist by a strap around the hips. 0

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Origin of fanny pack

First appearance:

before 1970
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1970-75

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fanny pack

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fanny pack popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fanny pack usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fanny pack

noun fanny pack

  • belt bag — a bag that can be attached to a belt
  • bum bag — A bum bag consists of a small bag attached to a belt which you wear round your waist. You use it to carry things such as money and keys.
  • waist pack — fanny pack.

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