or car·ry·out


noun, adjective

Origin of carry-out

1965–70, Americanism; adj. use of verb phrase carry out Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for carry-out

1935, from the verbal phrase, from carry (v.) + out (adv.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper