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carpetbag

car·pet·bag

carpetbag

 
pronunciation:
kar piht baeg
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a traveling bag of heavy fabric, esp. carpet.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: carpetbagged, carpetbagging, carpetbags
definition: to move to a place for the purpose of seeking political advantage for oneself.