feed bag
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Definitions of feedbag word

  • noun feedbag Also called nose bag. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth and fastened around the head with straps. 1
  • idioms feedbag put on the feed bag, Slang. to have a meal; eat: When his friends put on the feed bag, they finish everything in sight. 1
  • noun feedbag A strong canvas or leather bag containing grain, fastened over a horse's muzzle for feeding. 1
  • noun feedbag any bag in which feed for livestock is sacked 0
  • noun feedbag a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placed 0
  • noun feedbag A horse's nosebag. 0

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Origin of feedbag

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1830-40

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Parts of speech for Feedbag


feedbag popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% 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.

feedbag usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feedbag

noun feedbag

  • gift — gamete intrafallopian transfer: a laparoscopic process in which eggs are retrieved from an ovary by aspiration and inserted, along with sperm, into the fallopian tube of another woman.
  • kickback — a percentage of income given to a person in a position of power or influence as payment for having made the income possible: usually considered improper or unethical.
  • perk — to become lively, cheerful, or vigorous, as after depression or sickness (usually followed by up): The patients all perked up when we played the piano for them.
  • gratuity — a gift of money, over and above payment due for service, as to a waiter or bellhop; tip.
  • blackmail — Blackmail is the action of threatening to reveal a secret about someone, unless they do something you tell them to do, such as giving you money.

Antonyms for feedbag

noun feedbag

  • loss — detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery.
  • penalty — a punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law or rule.
  • hindrance — an impeding, stopping, preventing, or the like.

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