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backpack

back·pack

backpack

 
pronunciation:
baek paek
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a pack used to carry objects, esp. camping gear, on one's back; knapsack.
 
similar words:
pack
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: backpacked, backpacking, backpacks
definition: to go camping, hiking, or the like using a backpack.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to transport by means of a backpack.
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derivations: backpacker (n.), backpacking (n.)