bag lady

noun

Definition of bag lady

  1. :  a homeless woman who roams the streets of a city carrying her possessions in shopping bags

1972

First Known Use of bag lady

1972


BAG LADY Defined for English Language Learners

bag lady

noun

Definition of bag lady for English Language Learners

  • : a homeless woman who walks around the streets of a city carrying her possessions in a bag

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