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

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