a bag lady

a bag lady

A homeless woman who carries all of her personal belongings with her in bags. Possibly offensive. When the young boy noticed a bag lady rifling through the garbage can looking for something to eat, he immediately offered to give her his sandwich. A: "What if this deal goes sideways and I lose all my money and end up living on the streets as a bag lady?" B: "Well, let's not panic."
See also: bag, lady
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a ˈbag lady

(informal) a woman who has no home and who walks around carrying her possessions with her
See also: bag, lady
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