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lunchbox

[ luhnch-boks ]
/ ˈlʌntʃˌbɒks /
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noun

a small container, usually of metal or plastic and with a handle, for carrying one's lunch from home to school or work.

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Also called lunchpail, lunch·buck·et [luhnch-buhk-it]. /ˈlʌntʃˌbʌk ɪt/.

Origin of lunchbox

First recorded in 1860–65; lunch + box1
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British Dictionary definitions for lunchbox

lunchbox
/ (ˈlʌntʃˌbɒks) /

noun

a container for carrying a packed lunch
British and Australian jocular a man's genitals
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