goody bag

noun

informal
: a bag containing a small gift
Each guest was given a goody bag.

Examples of goody bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But when the Lakers are awarded 36 free throws while the Toronto Raptors shoot a measly 13 in a one-point Lakers victory, somebody is going to complain like a kid at the party who missed out on a goody bag. Steve Henson, Los Angeles Times, 10 Jan. 2024 The family — a mother, her daughter, two sons and a nephew — were in a neighborhood in Manhasset, on Long Island, on Saturday evening so that the 10-year-old daughter could drop a goody bag off at her friend’s house, according to the Nassau County Police Department. Justine McDaniel, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2023 The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Saturday evening in Manhasset on Long Island, New York, when a 42-year-old mother was driving her daughter, two sons and nephew to a nearby residence to drop off a goody bag. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 31 Oct. 2023 Her 10-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son rang the doorbell and dropped off a Halloween goody bag on the porch for the girl's friend, police said. Antonio Planas, NBC News, 31 Oct. 2023 The 10-year-old girl intended to leave a goody bag at her friend’s house when her 6-year-old brother got out of the car to go with her. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 Registered participants will receive a long-sleeve race T-shirt and goody bag – while supplies last -- and refreshments are available after the race. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 12 Sep. 2023 Community members can meet all of the adoptable kittens at the event and will receive a goody bag with items for their new pets. Michelle Mullins, Chicago Tribune, 20 July 2023 That day, the first 20 customers were promised a Five Guys goody bag. Min Joo Kim, Washington Post, 30 June 2023 See More

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“Goody bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goody%20bag. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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