brown bagger
noun see brown bagging

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brown-bagger — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person who does not go to the cafeteria or to a restaurant for lunch at work, but who brings his homemade lunch to work in order to save money. * /John became a brown bagger not because he can t afford the restaurant,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • brown-bagger — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person who does not go to the cafeteria or to a restaurant for lunch at work, but who brings his homemade lunch to work in order to save money. * /John became a brown bagger not because he can t afford the restaurant,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • brown-bagger — noun slang informal A person who does not go to the cafeteria or to a restaurant for lunch at work, but who brings his homemade lunch to work in order to save money. John became a brown bagger not because he can t afford the restaurant, but… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • brown-bagger — See brown bag. * * * …   Universalium

  • brown bagger — noun see brown bagging …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown-bag — brown bagger, n. /brown bag /, v., brown bagged, brown bagging, adj. v.t. 1. to bring (one s own liquor) to a restaurant or club, esp. one that has no liquor license. 2. to bring (one s lunch) to work or elsewhere, usually in a small brown paper… …   Universalium

  • brown-bag — brown ,bag verb intransitive AMERICAN INFORMAL 1. ) to bring your lunch with you to work or school, usually in a brown paper bag: brown bag it: I usually eat in the cafeteria but I m brown bagging it today. 2. ) to bring your own alcoholic drinks …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brown-bag — verb or adjective see brown bagging * * * brown bagger, n. /brown bag /, v., brown bagged, brown bagging, adj. v.t. 1. to bring (one s own liquor) to a restaurant or club, esp. one that has no liquor license. 2. to bring (one s lunch) to work or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown bag — 1. n. a bag made of opaque brown paper ■ a bag of such a kind in which a lunch is packed and carried to work, school, or informal functions [as adj.] a brown bag lunch 2. v. [trans.] brown bag it take a packed lunch to work or school no school… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown bagging — noun Date: 1959 1. the practice of carrying (as to work) one s lunch 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 verb or adjective • brown bagger… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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