doggie bag

dog·gie bag

noun \ˈd-gē-\

: 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

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

Variants of DOGGIE BAG

dog·gie bag or doggy bag \ˈd-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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