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back·pack

backpack

 
pronunciation:
baek paek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a pack used to carry objects on one's back while hiking or walking.
Many students carry their books in a backpack.
 
similar words:
pack
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part of speech: verb
inflections: backpacks, backpacking, backpacked
definition: to go camping or hiking using a backpack.
We backpacked to our camp.
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derivations: backpacker (n.), backpacking (n.)