Meaning of BACKPACK in English



Pronunciation: ' bak- ˌ pak

Function: noun

Date: 1914

1 a : a load carried on the back b : a camping pack (as of canvas or nylon) supported by a usually aluminum frame and carried on the back c : KNAPSACK

2 : a piece of equipment designed for use while being carried on the back

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.