brown-bagPronunciation: (broun'bag'), [key]
—v., -bagged, -bag•ging,
to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant or club, esp. one that has no liquor license.
to bring (one's lunch) to work or elsewhere, usually in a small brown paper bag.
to carry one's lunch in a brown paper bag.
2. brown-bag it,
to bring one's lunch to work or elsewhere, esp. in a brown paper bag.
brought to work, usually in a small brown paper bag: a brown-bag lunch.
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