brown bagging

noun

Definition of brown bagging

1 :the practice of carrying one's lunch (as to school or work) usually in a brown paper bag
2 :the practice of carrying a bottle of liquor into a restaurant or club where setups are available

brown-bag

play \ˈbrau̇n-ˌbag\ verb or adjective

brown bagger

noun

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First Known Use of brown bagging

1959


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