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GRAB BAG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grab bag mean? 

GRAB BAG (noun)
  The noun GRAB BAG has 2 senses:

1. an assortment of miscellaneous items
2. a container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents

  Familiarity information: GRAB BAG used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRAB BAG (noun)


Sense 1grab bag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An assortment of miscellaneous items

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("grab bag" is a kind of...):

assortment; miscellanea; miscellany; mixed bag; mixture; motley; potpourri; salmagundi; smorgasbord; variety (a collection containing a variety of sorts of things)


Sense 2grab bag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("grab bag" is a kind of...):

container (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))


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