Definition of swag bag in US English:

swag bag

noun

  • 1A bag used to carry stolen goods or loot.

  • 2A bag containing free gifts, typically given away to people attending an event, frequently for promotional purposes.

  • 3Australian and NZ. A bag designed to be carried as a swag.

  • 4US. A large travel bag with several compartments and pockets. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From swag + bag.

Pronunciation

swag bag

/ˈswaɡ baɡ/