bag lunch


Definition of bag lunch

: a lunch prepared at home and packed inside a bag or box to be eaten elsewhere His circle of students grew, and each Tuesday they met to eat bag lunches and talk.— Elizabeth Hall

called also box lunch

Examples of bag lunch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brown’s operation is one-stop-shop for residents who need everything from a brown bag lunch to living room furniture. James E. Causey, Journal Sentinel, 7 June 2022 As is his habit, Ly said, Off brought a brown-bag lunch and ate with employees in Metro’s break room at the transit agency’s L’Enfant Plaza headquarters. Justin George, Washington Post, 17 May 2022 A week before Oriole Park at Camden Yards hosted its first game in 1992, the team held a midday open house where fans could bring a bag lunch and take in the scenery in what was about to become the new standard for baseball venues. Joe Mock, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2022 That amounts to 161,692 pounds of the brown-bag lunch staple. Rob Mclean, CNN, 31 Mar. 2022 Sometimes a brown bag lunch can actually come in a brown bag. Bee Wilson, WSJ, 22 Jan. 2022 Finishers got a red rose with their medals, a bag lunch from Corner Bakery, and top swag, with a nice t-shirt and back pack. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Aug. 2021 As Venice’s residents contemplated a post-cruise world, the newlyweds blithely took in some more sites and ate a bag lunch before returning to Monfalcone. New York Times, 2 Aug. 2021 Members are reminded to bring a bag lunch and a lawn chair. Rich Heileman, cleveland, 12 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bag lunch

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bag lunch was in 1895

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Last Updated

16 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Bag lunch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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