a homeless woman who lives and sleeps on city streets or in public places, often keeping all her belongings with her in shopping bags.
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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