what jack bauer carries on the show 24. its like a purse. but it is rather manly, hence the name manpurse. unless you are gay or jack bauer. i wouldnt reccomend wearing one.
Oh man, look at that manpurse.
OMG THAT IS JACK BAUER'S MANPURSE
por hayleyito 26 de Janeiro de 2007
Semi-humorous, colloquial term for a range of shoulder-carried bags used by men, implying a resemblance to woman's purse or handbag. Typically used in derogatory fashion, casting aspersions on the wearer's sexuality or masculinity.

The expression may refer to either of two types of luggage:

1) The more proper use of the term, referring to any number of large wallets or small shoulder bags, distinguishable from a woman's bag only by subtleties such as rectangular shape or plain decoration. A cultural equivalent to the fanny pack craze of a generation ago, these are likewise gaining in popularity despite their perceived tackiness. (Whether this is due to their relative practicality, European style, or to the influence of metrosexual culture, is open to debate.)

2) Larger, more masculine carry-alls such as the satchel, shoulder bag, or messenger bag, worn as an alternative to the backpack. Less scornfully viewed than those under the first definition, these have been lately popularized by such fictional characters as Jack Bauer, Indiana Jones, or Chewbacca, and are actively displacing hard-sided briefcases in some quarters. Use of the term in this context is less justified, and indicative of both bitterness and extreme homophobia.
1) "Nice man purse: what are ya, gay?"

2) "It's not a man purse, it's a shoulder bag.....asshole."
por The Urban Husky 04 de Julho de 2010
A bag carried by a man to hold his stuff. Some people consider it a little effeminate, others don't really care. The ones who don't care are usually the ones who actually have a manpurse.
Well, yeah, I do carry a frame pack around with me almost everywhere I go. It's my manpurse.
por Brian X 27 de Maio de 2007
A bag often called "satchel" for its visual distinction.
" It's not a man-purse, it's a satchel, Indiana Jones has one! "
As stated by a recognizable satchel-wearer.
por benjaminfuckington 20 de Dezembro de 2010
A method to store personal property that usually involves the rectal cavity.
When Steve was arrested, he hid his cocaine in his man purse so the police would not find it.
por that guy in the yellow shirt 20 de Fevereiro de 2014
When a women uses a man and his pockets as a purse instead of her own purse.
Jean: Hey Tiff. Where is your purse?

Tiff: Oh, I didn't want to carry it around so I'm using Mark as my man purse.
por Eagle of Justice 03 de Julho de 2013
An alternative name for briefcase. So called because so many men don't leave home without it. If you carry it everywhere rather than simply to the office and back home, it is not a briefcase but rather a man purse.
Sam could not stop himself from bringing his man purse on vacation.
por Kelly-TBCRI 13 de Setembro de 2009

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