grocery bag

noun

US
: a plastic or paper bag used for holding items bought at a store

Examples of grocery bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brown brightens when Julian Prado, a tall 29-year-old with a nose piercing and black mustache, walks in toting a grocery bag with fresh ingredients for veggie tacos. Molly Castle Work | Kff Health News, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2024 The snacks were long gone, the paper grocery bag stuffed with their trash. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 One woman has fashioned a top out of a plastic grocery bag. Lina Abascal, Los Angeles Times, 25 Oct. 2023 Kate carried their towels and snacks in a paper grocery bag. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 Armed robbery An iPhone, debit/credit and insurance cards and a grocery bag containing cash were reported stolen July 13 when a man allegedly entered a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Lake Street, gave verbal demands and struck male in the vehicle with a handgun. Chicago Tribune, 2 Aug. 2023 Video footage published by the Sun appeared to show him in handcuffs sitting close to a bicycle, grocery bag and sleeping bag. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2023 Some projects on legislators’ wish lists fit more realistically into the grocery bag. George Skelton, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2023 Raffles and games will go on throughout the evening, and those who bring a grocery bag of full-sized toiletries will be entered into a raffle for the door prizes. Carol Flynn, Chicago Tribune, 24 July 2023 See More

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“Grocery bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grocery%20bag. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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