bag lady

bag lady
noun Date: 1972 a homeless woman who roams the streets of a city carrying her possessions in shopping bags

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bag lady — Bag la dy, n. a homeless woman who carries all her possessions with her in bags. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bag lady — bag ladies N COUNT A bag lady is a homeless woman who carries her possessions in shopping bags …   English dictionary

  • bag lady — bag .lady n informal an impolite word for a homeless woman who lives on the streets and carries all her possessions with her …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bag lady — bag ,lady noun count IMPOLITE a woman who has no home and walks around the streets carrying everything that she owns in bags …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bag lady — ► NOUN informal ▪ a homeless woman who carries her possessions in shopping bags …   English terms dictionary

  • bag lady — ☆ bag lady n. Slang a homeless, destitute, usually elderly woman who wanders the streets of a city carrying her possessions with her, as in shopping bags …   English World dictionary

  • Bag Lady — Infobox Single Name = Bag Lady Artist = Erykah Badu from Album = Mama s Gun B side = On On (Live) Released = flagicon|United StatesSeptember 12, 2000 (CD) flagicon|World October 12, 2000 (CD) Format = CD single, cassette single Recorded = Genre …   Wikipedia

  • bag lady — noun a homeless woman who carries all her possessions with her in shopping bags • Hypernyms: ↑homeless, ↑homeless person * * * noun, pl ⋯ ladies [count] : a homeless woman who walks around the streets of a city carrying her possessions in a bag * …   Useful english dictionary

  • bag lady — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bag lady : singular bag lady plural bag ladies informal a woman who has no home and walks around the streets carrying everything that she owns in bags …   English dictionary

  • bag-lady — {{#}}{{LM B04434}}{{〓}} {{[}}bag lady{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Mujer sin hogar que lleva todas sus pertenencias en una bolsa. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [bag léidi]. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • bag lady — a lady who looks for food and bottles in the streets    Behind the restaurant, a bag lady was digging in the garbage cans …   English idioms

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