fanny pack

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Etymology[edit]

From fanny ‎(the backside) + pack.

Noun[edit]

fanny pack ‎(plural fanny packs)

  1. (Canada, US) A small fabric pouch secured with a zipper and worn at the waist by a strap around the hips.
    She wears her fanny pack every day on her morning jog around Central Park.

Usage notes[edit]

While fanny is acceptable in Canada and the US, the term can be offensive in other countries.

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References[edit]

  • “fanny pack” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.