bag people


plural noun Slang.

homeless persons collectively.

Origin of bag people

First recorded in 1970–75; from using bags to carry their possessions
Also called bag persons.
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Related Words for bag people

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