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Definition of brown bag verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

brown bag

 verb
verb
 
brown bag it (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they brown bag he / she / it brown bags past simple brown bagged -ing form brown bagging
 
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to bring your lunch with you to work or school, usually in a brown paper bag My kids have been brown bagging it this week.
brown-bag adjective [only before noun]
 
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brown-bag lunches
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: brown bag