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

brown-bagger, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  brown-bag
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  pertaining to a meal, usu. Lunch, brought from home, esp. in a paper bag
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
We went to the art show on the day tickets were discounted, and told friends we'd brown-bag our lunches.
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