barf bag

barf bag
n. a bag available on an airplane for persons who are nauseated.
I hope I never even have to see anyone use a barf bag.
What do they do with used barf bags?

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • barf bag — n American a. a disgusting or very unpleasant per son. A teenagers slightly less offensive version of scumbag. ► Word on the street is that you barf bags are giving the kids in the 7th grade a hard time. (Vice Versa, US film, 1988) b. an… …   Contemporary slang

  • barf bag — /ˈbaf bæg/ (say bahf bag) noun Chiefly US Colloquial → sick bag …  

  • barf bag — Slang. a disposable paper bag provided by airlines for each passenger in the event of air sickness and usually placed in the pocket behind every seat. * * * n. a bag provided for airplane passengers for use in case of vomiting associated with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • barf bag — Slang. a disposable paper bag provided by airlines for each passenger in the event of air sickness and usually placed in the pocket behind every seat. * * * …   Universalium

  • barf bag — (Slang) small bag used to catch vomit in the event of severe motion sickness during a flight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barf — (v.) to vomit or retch, 1960, Amer.Eng. slang, probably onomatopoeic. Related: Barfed; barfing. As a noun, from 1966. Barf bag air sickness pouch attested from 1966 …   Etymology dictionary

  • bag — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ heavy ▪ empty ▪ small ▪ burlap (AmE), canvas …   Collocations dictionary

  • barf — noun Barf is used before these nouns: ↑bag …   Collocations dictionary

  • Airsickness bag — An airsickness bag (also known as a barf bag, airsick bag, sick bag, or motion sickness bag) is a bag commonly provided to passengers onboard airplanes and boats to collect and contain vomit in the case of motion sickness. Hovercraft ferry… …   Wikipedia

  • sick bag — /ˈsɪk bæg/ (say sik bag) noun Colloquial a paper bag provided to each passenger on an aeroplane, coach, etc., for use in the event of travel sickness, and usually placed in the pocket behind each seat. Also, Chiefly US, barf bag …  

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