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Synonyms for carpetbag

Noun

1. carpetbag, bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase
usage: traveling bag made of carpet; widely used in 19th century

Adjective

1. carpetbag
usage: following the practices or characteristic of carpetbaggers; "carpetbag adventurers"; "a carpetbag government"
2. carpetbag, carpetbagging, expedient (vs. inexpedient)
usage: presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality; "a carpetbag stranger"; "a capetbag politician"
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