A type of paper made from unbleached wood pulp, used especially to make paper bags and envelopes or as wrapping for parcels: she came out with a package wrapped in brown paper and tied with string [as modifier]: a brown paper grocery bag
More example sentences
- Other paper products, including brown paper bags and cardboard boxes, are unbleached and therefore chlorine-free.
- He held out a package wrapped hastily in brown paper, and she pulled up the edge and peeked inside.
- Julie sat down and took her favorite sandwich out of her brown paper sack.
Definition of brown paper in:
- The US English dictionary