Definition of clutch bag in English:

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clutch bag

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(North American clutch)


A slim, flat handbag without handles or a strap.
Example sentences
  • If you decide not to wear it, you can always slip the strap into the clutch bag itself.
  • It doesn't have a camera and the features won't set the world on fire, but it is easy enough for your granny to use and small enough to slip into a clutch bag.
  • Her blonde friend was clad in a midnight blue velvet halter dress of a similar length to Silence's and she had a matching clutch bag.

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