[ broun-bag ]
/ ˈbraʊnˈbæg /
verb (used with object), brown-bagged, brown-bag·ging.
to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant or club, especially one that has no liquor license.
to bring (one's lunch) to work or elsewhere, usually in a small brown paper bag.
verb (used without object), brown-bagged, brown-bag·ging.
to carry one's lunch in a brown paper bag.
brought to work, usually in a small brown paper bag: a brown-bag lunch.
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Idioms for brown-bag
brown-bag it, to bring one's lunch to work or elsewhere, especially in a brown paper bag.
OTHER WORDS FROM brown-bagbrown-bagger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brown-bag
/ US /
a bag made of brown paper, often used for carrying a packed lunch or alcohol
verb brown-bag -bags, -bagging or -bagged (intr)
to take a packed lunch in a brown bag
to carry alcohol in a brown bag
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