Definition of goody bag in US English:

goody bag


  • A bag containing a selection of desirable products, especially one given away at a party or as a promotional offer.

    • ‘Eleanor had celery and apples in her goody bag.’
    • ‘A professional fitness instructor will lead the activities, and each child will receive a free goody bag.’
    • ‘Nicky from Red Rooster PR has been playing Mother Christmas by distributing goody bags.’
    • ‘The first 400 patrons will also receive a goody bag courtesy of Boots of Central Plaza Tralee.’
    • ‘Sasol will provide a host of prizes and goody bags for the pupils to take home.’
    • ‘Participants who were not lucky enough to win a prize still walked away with a free hair treatment goody bag.’
    • ‘Each of the finalists in the dance competition won a pair of cinema tickets and a goody bag.’
    • ‘They need people to act as course and finishing marshals and people to staff the drink stations and distribute goody bags.’
    • ‘They were also handing out goody bags with a selection of interesting things inside.’
    • ‘He also warns against the dangers of technology companies using goody bags in "bidding wars" for event attendees.’
    • ‘Ms Sharp was presented with a goody bag full of gifts donated by members of the National Childbirth Trust.’
    • ‘Bookshop owner Marley Davies also entered into the spirit of the occasion and gave out spooky goody bags to the children.’
    • ‘All participants received a goody bag packed with advice on road safety.’
    • ‘The contents of the giveaway goody bags were largely related to estrogen replacement.’
    • ‘Everybody, including adults, completing the walk or the run was given a goody bag to take home.’
    • ‘Each participant received a special edition T-shirt, certification of participation and on the final day all children got a goody bag.’
    • ‘There are also 20 Evening Advertiser goody bags for voters to be picked at random.’
    • ‘The first 50 visitors will get a goody bag.’
    • ‘All left with a generous goody bag, with girls delighted to receive their VIP 25 % weekend discount card.’
    • ‘The £ 7,000 A-list goody bag sounds good too.’


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