bag and baggage


bag and baggage
adverb
: with all one's belongings : completely

he got rid of all the visitors, bag and baggage

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bag and baggage
With all one's belongings, completely, as in to clear out bag and baggage
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Main Entry:bag

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bag and baggage british phrase
with all the things that you own

She threw him out bag and baggage.

Thesaurus: general words for possessionssynonym
Main entry: bag

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with all one's belongings

he threw her out bag and baggage

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bag and baggage
chiefly Brit : with all of your possessions

He got rid of the visitors, bag and baggage. [=altogether, completely]

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Main Entry:bag
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bag and baggage — see bag, 1
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Main Entry:baggage

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ˌbag and ˈbaggage idiom
with all your possessions, especially secretly or suddenly

He threw her out onto the street, bag and baggage.

Main entry:bagidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bag and baggage — {adv.}, {informal} With all your clothes and other personal belongings, especially movable possessions; completely. * /If they don t pay their hotel bill they will be put out bag and baggage./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bag and baggage — {adv.}, {informal} With all your clothes and other personal belongings, especially movable possessions; completely. * /If they don t pay their hotel bill they will be put out bag and baggage./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Bag and baggage — Bag Bag (b[a^]g), n. [OE. bagge; cf. Icel. baggi, and also OF. bague, bundle, LL. baga.] 1. A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money. [1913 Webster] 2. A sac, or dependent gland, in animal bodies, containing some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bag and baggage — means all your possessions, especially if you are moving them or leaving a place …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bag\ and\ baggage — adv informal With all your clothes and other personal belongings, especially movable possessions; completely. If they don t pay their hotel bill they will be put out bag and baggage …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bag and baggage — everything you own, all of one s possessions    The next day, he moved into her apartment bag and baggage …   English idioms

  • bag and baggage — slightly formal with all the things that you own. We were told we d have to be out of the house, bag and baggage, in a week s time …   New idioms dictionary

  • bag and baggage — British with all the things that you own She threw him out bag and baggage …   English dictionary

  • bag and baggage — with all one s belongings. → bag …   English new terms dictionary

  • bag and baggage — 1. noun All ones possessions 2. adverb With all ones possessions …   Wiktionary