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doggie bag

Syllabification: dog·gie bag

Definition of doggie bag in English:

noun

A bag used by a restaurant customer or party guest to take home leftover food, supposedly for their dog.
Example sentences
  • I had a doggie bag of Chinese food, which I set on the hood of our rental car.
  • This dish is not for the timid eater, so bring along a doggie bag for the leftovers.
  • Ask for half of the meal to be placed in a doggie bag before the food is brought to the table.

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