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brown bagging Syllabification: brown bag·ging

Definition of brown bagging in English:


1The practice of bringing one’s own packed lunch to work.
Example sentences
  • Hands down, brown-bagging is the best way to avoid all the bad-for-you stuff.
  • If you want to eat exactly what you like and what gives you energy, and you want to know for sure what's in your lunch, then brown-bagging is a great option.
  • Brown bagging is the way to go.
2The practice of bringing one’s own liquor to a restaurant or club that cannot sell alcoholic beverages.
Example sentences
  • Call ahead to make sure that brown bagging is allowed where you're going.
  • Wine or beer isn't available in this dry county, but brown-bagging is allowed.
  • Brown bagging is allowed at the Junction and we will label it at the door for you.
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