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brown-bag

brown-bag

 
pronunciation:
braUn baeg
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, adjective
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: brown-bagged, brown-bagging, brown-bags
definition 1: to bring (a meal, usu. lunch) to work, school, or the like in, or as in, a brown paper bag.
definition 2: to bring (liquor) in a brown paper bag into an establishment that does not have a liquor license.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of a meal, usu. lunch, brought to work, school, or the like in, or as in, a brown paper bag.
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derivations: brown-bagging (adj.), brown-bagger (n.), brown-bagging (n.)