Definition of grab bag
1 : a receptacle (such as a bag) containing small articles which are to be drawn (as at a party or fair) without being seen
2 : a miscellaneous collection : potpourri
Examples of grab bag in a Sentence
Congress has proposed a grab bag of tax cuts.
the festival featured a grab bag of independent films from widely disparate genres
First Known Use of grab bag
GRAB BAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grab bag for English Language Learners
: a bag that holds many small gifts and that you reach into in order to pull one out without knowing what it is
: a group or mixture of different things
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