: a homeless woman who roams the streets of a city carrying her possessions in shopping bags
Examples of bag lady in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe choral ensembles were stirring and effective, especially those for the women portraying Verdi’s witches, depicted in this staging as like a sisterhood of frumpily dressed yet menacing bag ladies.
New York Times, 26 Sep. 2019
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