What is another word for reticule?

149 synonyms found


[ ɹˈɛtɪkjˌuːl], [ ɹˈɛtɪkjˌuːl], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k_j_ˌuː_l]

A reticule is a small drawstring bag typically used for carrying items such as money, cosmetics, and personal effects. This term is often used interchangeably with other synonyms such as purse, pouch, handbag, and clutch. A purse typically refers to a larger bag with straps to carry on the shoulder, while a pouch is typically a smaller bag without straps. A handbag is similar to a purse but is usually made of leather and is considered more formal. A clutch is a small bag without straps that is typically carried in the hand. In historical contexts, a reticule may also be referred to as a chatelaine or a pocketbook.

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How to use "Reticule" in context?

The reticule, also known as a purse, is a small, usually cloth bag frocked at one or both ends with a handle. It has been used for centuries for holding money, small personal items, or other materials. It can also be used as a support for carrying a hat or other head covering.

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