- The definition of bindle is a slang term for a bundle of bedding carried by a hobo.
A bundle of blankets and bedding carried by a homeless person is an example of a bindle.
A homeless person with his bindle.
Origin of bindleprobably ; from German bündel, bundle
Unknown; compare Old English bindele (“a binding, a tying”), and bundle.
Probably a corruption of bundle; perhaps influenced by bindle.