A person holding a handbag.



  • A small bag used by women (or sometimes by men) for carrying various small personal items.
  • , a subgenre of house music of the late 1980s, often with booming vocals.


  • To attack verbally or subject to criticism, typically used of a woman.


  • From hand + bag. The music genre is named from women dancing around a pile of their handbags in nightclubs. The verb is a reference to Margaret Thatcher's handbag.

Modern English dictionary

Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.

Word of the Day

Get a curated memorable word every day.

Challenge yourself

Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.

And much more

Try out Vedaist now.