bag lady


a homeless woman who lives and sleeps on city streets or in public places, often keeping all her belongings with her in shopping bags. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bag lady

bum, hobo

Examples from the Web for bag lady

Contemporary Examples of bag lady

  • So of course the bag-lady nightmare fears are back haunting me with much more reality and brutality than I ever imagined...

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    The Bag Lady Papers, Part V

    Alexandra Penney

    February 5, 2009

British Dictionary definitions for bag lady

bag lady


a woman who is homeless and wanders city streets with all her possessions in shopping bagsAlso called (in full): shopping bag lady
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