a small container, usually of metal or plastic and with a handle, for carrying one's lunch from home to school or work.
Also called lunchpail, lunchbucket [luhnch-buhk-it] .

1860–65; lunch + box1 Unabridged
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lunchbox (ˈlʌntʃˌbɒks)
1.  a container for carrying a packed lunch
2.  jocular (Brit), (Austral) a man's genitals

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Main Entry:  lunchbox
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a container for regularly carrying one's midday meal; also written lunch box's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
The leftovers are terrific lunchbox fare, delicious cold or hot.
The school year returns, and with it a perpetual conundrum: what to pack in that lunchbox.
The new tester uses smaller, more portable equipment that fits into a case the size of a lunchbox.
He repeatedly complained to his supervisor about the working conditions, including the appearance of a noose in his lunchbox.
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