carpetbag

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car·pet·bag

 (kär′pĭt-băg′)
n.
A traveling bag made of carpet fabric that was used chiefly in the United States during the 1800s.
adj.
Carpetbagging.

carpetbag

(ˈkɑːpɪtˌbæɡ)
n
a travelling bag originally made of carpeting

car•pet•bag

(ˈkɑr pɪtˌbæg)
n.
a bag for traveling, esp. one made of carpeting.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpetbag - traveling bag made of carpet; widely used in 19th century
suitcase, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, bag - a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
Adj.1.carpetbag - following the practices or characteristic of carpetbaggers; "carpetbag adventurers"; "a carpetbag government"
2.carpetbag - presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality; "a carpetbag stranger"; "a capetbag politician"
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"