doggy bag


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doggy bag

n.
Variant of doggie bag.
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doggy bag

n
a bag into which leftovers from a meal may be put and taken away, supposedly for the diner's dog
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dog′gy bag`


n.
a small bag or other container provided by a restaurant for a customer to take home leftovers.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doggy bag - a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog
carrier bag, paper bag, sack, poke - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
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Translations

doggy bag

nsacchetto per gli avanzi da portare a casa
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Scottish diners are being urged not to over-order in restaurants, to ban garnishes from their platesand to ask for a doggy bag if they cannot finish their meal as part of a campaign to reduce food waste.
Plus what's more, when you cross the finish line you'll receive a fantastic doggy bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your four-legged friend - as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal!
We were leaving a restaurant on a cold December night the week before Christmas and she was carrying a doggy bag containing her uneaten pasta.
They will also given a doggy bag of treats to take home with them.
The doggy bag group's calories rose more slowly: from 600 to 610, 670, and, finally, to 690 for the largest serving.
When you cross the finish line, you'll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag. Croxteth Hall and Country Park, Liverpool, tomorrow.
My argument of 'we've paid for it' doesn't hold sway with him, because he thinks we've got money's worth while at the table, and unless there's a substantial portion left, let it be, it's a headache to carry around a doggy bag. My deal is, why do you want to waste it?
Each participant will receive a doggy bag packed with goodies for both runner and dog.
Each participant will receive a doggy bag jam-packed with goodies for both runner and dog to enjoy once they cross the finish line.
"Parties of six or more can eat that but usually we find people can't get through it and we put it in a doggy bag for them to take home.
EXPENSIVE shoes, phones, computers and a designer doggy bag were among items stolen from pop star Rita Ora's house in a PS200,000 raid.