Definition of carry-out in English:

carry-out

Syllabification: car·ry-out

adjective & noun

chiefly Scottish & US
  • another term for takeout ( sense 1).
    More example sentences
    • When she arrived in this country aged 55, she had to work in a carry-out restaurant, chopping vegetables, packing up meals, washing dishes.
    • I seldom choose to spend my free time cooking and instead eat at restaurants or order carry-out on most nights.
    • The company operates three different models - a sit-down and buffet restaurant, a delivery / carry-out model and a convenience store unit.

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