brown bag

brown-bag

[broun-bag]
verb (used with object), brown-bagged, brown-bagging.
1.
to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant or club, especially one that has no liquor license.
2.
to bring (one's lunch) to work or elsewhere, usually in a small brown paper bag.
verb (used without object), brown-bagged, brown-bagging.
3.
to carry one's lunch in a brown paper bag.
adjective
4.
brought to work, usually in a small brown paper bag: a brown-bag lunch.
Idioms
5.
brown-bag it, to bring one's lunch to work or elsewhere, especially in a brown paper bag.

brown-bagger, noun
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brown bag
 
n
1.  a bag made of brown paper, often used for carrying a packed lunch or alcohol
 
vb , -bags, -bagging, -bagged
2.  to take a packed lunch in a brown bag
3.  to carry alcohol in a brown bag

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