grab bag

noun

Definition of grab bag

  1. 1 :  a receptacle (as a bag) containing small articles which are to be drawn (as at a party or fair) without being seen

  2. 2 :  a miscellaneous collection :  potpourri

Examples of grab bag in a sentence

  1. Congress has proposed a grab bag of tax cuts.

  2. the festival featured a grab bag of independent films from widely disparate genres

1855

First Known Use of grab bag

1855


GRAB BAG Defined for English Language Learners

grab bag

noun

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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