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BACKPACK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does backpack mean? 

BACKPACK (noun)
  The noun BACKPACK has 1 sense:

1. a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

  Familiarity information: BACKPACK used as a noun is very rare.


BACKPACK (verb)
  The verb BACKPACK has 1 sense:

1. hike with a backpack

  Familiarity information: BACKPACK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BACKPACK (noun)


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Meaning:

A bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

back pack; backpack; haversack; knapsack; packsack; rucksack

Hypernyms ("backpack" is a kind of...):

bag (a flexible container with a single opening)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "backpack"):

kit bag; kitbag (a knapsack (usually for a soldier))


BACKPACK (verb)


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Meaning:

Hike with a backpack

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

backpack; pack

Context example:

Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

Hypernyms (to "backpack" is one way to...):

hike (walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise)

"Backpack" entails doing...:

pack (carry, as on one's back)

Domain category:

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence examples:

Sam and Sue backpack
They backpack up the hill


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