grab bag

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A gift, purchase, etc. whose contents are concealed until after a selection is made.

Etymology:

  • grab + bag
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Winners can choose a gift from the grab bags on the table.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'grab bag':

grab bagAny random assortment, selection or possibility.
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