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box lunch

Syllabification: box lunch

Definition of box lunch in English:

noun

An individual lunch carried in a box rather than a bag.
Example sentences
  • A man with a long white ponytail, sitting on a metal bench just in front of the pulpit, was trying to eat his box lunch in peace.
  • Grab a box lunch built around a smoked turkey, smoked ham, or avocado-veggie sandwich at the Red Rock Bakery & Internet Cafe.
  • The tournament is open to the first 144 registrants at a cost of $100, which includes 18 holes, a cart, box lunch, refreshments, prizes, and a reception at the resort.

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