Definition of bag lady in English:

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bag lady

Pronunciation: /ˈbaɡ ˌlādē/


A homeless woman who carries her possessions in shopping bags.
Example sentences
  • Over time we keep adding more stuff, and we are afraid to let go of any of it, just like a bag lady with her shopping cart.
  • Halprin appeared in the guise of a better-off bag lady with a substantial suitcase instead of shopping bags.
  • Instead we get Johnny Depp's ‘Pirate of the Caribbean,’ a cross between a camp Cockney and the bag lady from Mary Poppins.

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Syllabification: bag la·dy

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