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lunchpail

[luhnch-peyl] /ˈlʌntʃˌpeɪl/
noun
1.
2.
a worker's lunchbox in the shape of a pail, originally for carrying hot food.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; lunch + pail
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Slang definitions & phrases for lunch-pail

lunch-bucket

modifier
  1. Working-class; blue-collar; proletarian and ordinary: Phillips is a regular commentator on NPR, that bastion of lunch-bucket values/ The fight made Tomashek a lunch pail hero/ hard worker, good player, overlooked contributor, a lunch-pail guy
  2. Favoring the political interests of the working class: Traditional lunch-pail liberals and progressive Democrats are beginning to question the vitality of their own programs (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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