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doggy bag

noun
1.
a small bag provided on request by a restaurant for a customer to carry home leftovers of a meal, ostensibly to feed a dog or other pet.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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Examples for doggy bag
  • Distract them by praising their cooking and asking for a doggy bag.
British Dictionary definitions for doggy bag

doggy bag

noun
1.
a bag into which leftovers from a meal may be put and taken away, supposedly for the diner's dog
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Slang definitions & phrases for doggy bag

doggy bag

noun phrase

A paper or plastic bag or box given a restaurant customer to take home leftovers (1964+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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