barf bag

noun

Definition of barf bag

informal
: a waterproof bag into which a person (such an as airplane passenger) who is experiencing nausea can vomit Nonetheless, he has his face in the barf bag on this ridiculously cramped and bumpy twin-propeller flight from Palm Springs to Los Angeles …— Rick Reilly

First Known Use of barf bag

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Barf bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barf%20bag. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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