doggy bag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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
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Idioms

Doggy bag - If you ask for a doggy bag in a restaurant, they will pack the food you haven't eaten for you to take home.
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Usage

In literature:

The doggie bag arrived.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Last Night's Leftovers: Doggie Bag Edition.
Former CNN Executive's Doggie Bag Drop-Off Makes the Rounds on National News (Video).
With Earth Day on Sunday, I wonder, do you doggie bag .
Unless you've been deprived of food for months, this, too, will end up in your doggie bag .
With Earth Day on Sunday, I wonder, do you doggie bag.
At Red's Roadside Attraction, after you eat a tilapia taco, a basic hot dog or the varied other items on the menu, you may want to take home your seat or bistro table, along with your doggie bag.
Throw some half-sour pickles and onion-pumpernickel rolls into the doggie bag and you've got tradition as well as value -- the very definition of a top-notch deli .
A Pennsylvania man who reportedly broke into a couple's home early Thursday morning is accused of making himself at home — preparing a surf and turf dinner , chilling some vodka, and even making a doggie bag.
Let owners pay for doggy bags.
The most stylish doggie bag I've ever received anywhere in the world was from NoMI Kitchen.
Maybe it's our Chinese-American culture, where it's normal to pack doggie bags at weddings—and even my great aunt's recent funeral luncheon.
A Pennsylvania man who reportedly broke into a couple's home early Thursday morning is accused of making himself at home — preparing a surf and turf dinner, chilling some vodka, and even making a doggie bag.
Proceeds went toward replacing a tree at the park and purchasing doggy-doo bags.
COVENTRY —Janet Mansour will be hosting the second annual Janet's Doggy Bags Pet Food Drive, where she hopes this year's event will be as successful as last.
As spoiled as that doggie bag you left in your hot car over the weekend.
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