doggie bag

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noun dog·gie bag \ˈdȯ-gē-\
variants: or

doggy bag

Definition of doggie bag

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

Origin and Etymology of doggie bag

1doggy; from the presumption that such leftovers are intended for a pet dog


First Known Use: 1957


DOGGIE BAG Defined for English Language Learners

doggie bag

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noun dog·gie bag \ˈdȯ-gē-\

Definition of doggie bag for English Language Learners

  • : a bag that is used for carrying home food that is left over from a meal eaten at a restaurant

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