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backpack toter
 n.— «If i came on here talkin bout baggy-jean, stripped-shirt, & beanie hat wearing, backpack toters, aka “hip-hoppers” I would get flamed.» —“Re: Gangsta Rap R.I.P.” by flowers1@mail.idt.net Usenet: rec.music.hip-hop Oct. 30, 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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