Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bag for life”

bag for life

noun [C]     UK
a strong plastic shopping bag that you buy cheaply from a supermarket and use many times, usually one that the supermarket replaces when it is broken and then recyclesBags in general
(Definition of bag for life noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of bag for life

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Bags in general, but you might be interested in these topics from the Containers and vessels topic area:

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More