Definitions

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  • n. A male person (usually a young man or boy) employed to put clients' purchases (e.g. groceries) in (usually complimentary) bags at the checkout line of a store.

Etymologies

bag +‎ boy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Often times the "bagboy" is a girl, or is a senior citizen, man or woman.

    Who and When to tip?

  • Chances are that the "bagboy" in question is one of the managers just filling in to help.

    Who and When to tip?

  • Bean and the bagboy Oakhead were busy rolling up the canvas panels of the tent to pack on a mule.

    Wildfire

  • I saw with my own eyes what you did to the bagboy—that horrid piebald glove, what was that?

    Wildfire

  • There was a rumor that Sire Erial let his armiger and jack and bagboy and horsemaster use Mole when he was not inclined.

    Wildfire

  • Now that we had a bagboy to manage the mules, both jacks accompanied Sire Galan on the march.

    Wildfire

  • Voters can be fooled by slick campaign ads, but rushing back to Washington to solve a problem in a day or two that has been brewing for years, well Senator McCain, even the zit-faced teenage bagboy at Safeway can see through that.

    Christopher Ingram: McCain's Debate Ploy Backfires

  • Buddy the bagboy hasn't the slightest notion of how national politics in any way affects his life.

    Joe Bageant: Recruiting Trench Liberals and Leftnecks

  • And the two or three pesos you tip the management bagboy will break you? alex.

    Who and When to tip?

  • I can understand the no-bagboy phenomenon; it was already so in the UK.

    Archive 2006-04-01

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