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A man's handbag or shoulder bag.
- ‘It's not a purse and it's not a briefcase; it's a manbag.’
- ‘I don't carry a manbag because I don't see the need for one.’
- ‘It's bad enough I will soon need a man-bag to carry all my gadgets.’
- ‘Seen This Century is also a smaller book, so more suited to putting in your handbag / manbag and carting around galleries (or Art Fairs).’
- ‘So what is it that new age men are suddenly feeling compelled to carry around inside their manbag?’
- ‘Our table looked like a murder scene, and my man bag was ruined - proof, if ever it was needed, that pan pipes CDs should come with a health warning.’
- ‘Hey, it even sports a manly name, since calling it a man-bag just doesn't sound right.’
- ‘I still see paper organizers, purses, man bags, clipboards, books, even full-size laptops.’
- ‘Rupert reaches into his man bag and pulls out a baby's bottle.’
- ‘I've been wanting a man-bag for a while, now.’
- ‘Admittedly my man-bag has met with some disdain, but its usefulness outweighs that particular problem, and chances are the detractors would get one themselves if they could.’
- ‘What does the Privy Purse look like - a manbag or something?’
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