Entry from US English dictionary
A paper bag provided in an aircraft or ship as a receptacle for vomit.
- The only thing that will keep her amused on the airplane is when I pretend to vomit into the airsickness bag.
- It was the kind of sudden drop - after a rapid ascent - that could get the most seasoned traveler fumbling for an airsickness bag.
- Suddenly there is laughter, cheering and pointing and I strain to see what has happened - the first soldier to throw up is using his airsickness bag.
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Syllabification: air·sick·ness bag
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