doggy bag

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  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 of doggy bag

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70

Words Nearby doggy bag Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use doggy bag in a sentence

  • In the end, he ended up developing, at the age of 73, he got a good little business going, selling doggy bags to restaurants in Philadelphia that were notoriously cheap.

    Making a Killing With Jim Cramer | Eugene Robinson | February 1, 2021 | Ozy

British Dictionary definitions for doggy bag

doggy bag

  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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