verb (used with object), pre·pack·aged, pre·pack·ag·ing.

to package (foodstuffs or manufactured goods) before retail distribution or sale.
to combine various elements into a single unit that is offered for sale, usually at an all-inclusive price: The travel agency prepackages tours to the Middle East.

Nearby words

  1. preoxygenation,
  2. prep,
  3. prep school,
  4. prep.,
  5. prepack,
  6. prepackaged,
  7. prepacked,
  8. prepaid,
  9. preparation,
  10. preparative

Origin of prepackage

First recorded in 1940–45; pre- + package Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for prepackaged

  • Americans spend only about 10% of their after-tax incomes on food of all kinds, including restaurant meals and prepackaged foods.

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  • And we saw or heard about the exotically named preprocessed and prepackaged food, about the pastimes of the troops.