- a small container, usually of metal or plastic and with a handle, for carrying one's lunch from home to school or work.
Origin of lunchbox
Also called lunchpail, lunch·buck·et [luhnch-buhk-it] /ˈlʌntʃˌbʌk ɪt/.
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Historical Examples of lunchbox
Sour pickles were added to these when he filled Cis's lunchbox, which closely resembled a camera.The Rich Little Poor Boy
- a container for carrying a packed lunch
- British and Australian jocular a man's genitals
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