doggie bag

noun dog·gie bag \ ˈdȯ-gē- \
variants: or doggy bag
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of doggie bag

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

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Origin and Etymology of doggie bag

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


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


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