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bag people

plural noun Slang.
  1. homeless persons collectively.
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Origin of bag people

First recorded in 1970–75; from using bags to carry their possessions
Also called bag persons.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for bag people

beggar, bum, derelict, down-and-out, drifter, hobo, tramp, vagabond, vagrant, wino