backpack Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "backpack" - English Dictionary

See all translations

backpacknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbæk.pæk/ (also mainly UK rucksack)
a large bag used to carry things on your back, used especially by people who go camping or walking: It's a frame backpack with a belt and padded shoulder straps.

backpackverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈbæk.pæk/
to travel or go camping while carrying your clothes and other things that you need in a backpack: We backpacked around Thailand.
Translations of “backpack”
in Korean 배낭…
in Arabic حَقيْبة الظَّهْر…
in Portuguese mochila…
in Catalan motxilla…
in Japanese リュックサック, バックパック…
in Italian fagotto, zaino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅行包,背包…
in Russian рюкзак…
in Turkish sırt çantası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅行包,背包…
in Polish plecak…
(Definition of backpack from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of backpack?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “backpack”

Definitions of “backpack” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More