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doggie bag

noun dog·gie bag \ˈdȯ-gē-\

Simple Definition of doggie bag

  • : a bag that is used for carrying home food that is left over from a meal eaten at a restaurant

Full Definition of doggie bag

  1. :  a container for leftover food to be carried home from a meal eaten at a restaurant

Variants of doggie bag

or doggy bag play \ˈdȯ-gē-\

Origin of doggie bag

1doggy; from the presumption that such leftovers are intended for a pet dog


First Known Use: 1963


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