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brown-bagadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌbraʊnˈbæɡ/  us   /ˌbraʊnˈbæɡ/
brown-bag lunch
food that you take to work with you to eat for your meal in the middle of the day: There are as many brown-bag lunches eaten today as lunches in restaurants.

brown-bagverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌbraʊnˈbæɡ/  us   /ˌbraʊnˈbæɡ/ US
to take your own food to eat during the day, usually in a brown paper bag: The park has become a place where office workers brown-bag it and take leisurely strolls.
(Definition of brown-bag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brown-bag”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自带午餐(通常放在牛皮纸袋里)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自帶午餐(通常放在牛皮紙袋裡)…
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