box lunch

noun

Definition of box lunch

: a lunch packed in a container (such as a box)

Examples of box lunch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tour, at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, includes a box lunch, and the bus leaves from the Pfister Hotel. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Aug. 2021 Everyone was given a box lunch before heading to their flights. Vincent T. Davis, San Antonio Express-News, 1 June 2021 The second, held July 11, features a bento box lunch during which the Restaurant of the Year award will be presented by Times staff. Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2021 Price includes greens fees, range balls, box lunch (with a beer), a special golf cap and entry into an opportunity drawing. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 May 2021 Price includes greens fees, range balls, box lunch and entry into an opportunity drawing. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Mar. 2021 Eleven of them are being rented now by Caltrans workers and contractors, who get a breakfast and box lunch from Nuñez to take to the site. Washington Post, 27 Feb. 2021 Cost is $100 per person and includes golf fees, cart and box lunch. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 Those glasses will be filled during the post-hike box lunch served on the winery’s outdoor patios. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 29 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of box lunch

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Box lunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20lunch. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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