brown-bag


Also found in: Financial, Idioms.
Related to brown-bag: brown-bag session

brown-bag

(broun′băg′)
tr.v. brown-bagged, brown-bag·ging, brown-bags
1. To take (lunch) to work, typically in a brown paper bag.
2. To take (liquor) into a public establishment, such as a restaurant, that does not serve alcohol.

brown′-bag′ger n.

brown′-bag′



v.t. -bagged, -bag•ging.
1. to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant, esp. one that has no liquor license.
2. to bring (one's lunch) to work usu. in a brown paper bag.
brown′-bag′ger, n.

brown-bag


Past participle: brown-bagged
Gerund: brown-bagging

Imperative
brown-bag
brown-bag
Present
I brown-bag
you brown-bag
he/she/it brown-bags
we brown-bag
you brown-bag
they brown-bag
Preterite
I brown-bagged
you brown-bagged
he/she/it brown-bagged
we brown-bagged
you brown-bagged
they brown-bagged
Present Continuous
I am brown-bagging
you are brown-bagging
he/she/it is brown-bagging
we are brown-bagging
you are brown-bagging
they are brown-bagging
Present Perfect
I have brown-bagged
you have brown-bagged
he/she/it has brown-bagged
we have brown-bagged
you have brown-bagged
they have brown-bagged
Past Continuous
I was brown-bagging
you were brown-bagging
he/she/it was brown-bagging
we were brown-bagging
you were brown-bagging
they were brown-bagging
Past Perfect
I had brown-bagged
you had brown-bagged
he/she/it had brown-bagged
we had brown-bagged
you had brown-bagged
they had brown-bagged
Future
I will brown-bag
you will brown-bag
he/she/it will brown-bag
we will brown-bag
you will brown-bag
they will brown-bag
Future Perfect
I will have brown-bagged
you will have brown-bagged
he/she/it will have brown-bagged
we will have brown-bagged
you will have brown-bagged
they will have brown-bagged
Future Continuous
I will be brown-bagging
you will be brown-bagging
he/she/it will be brown-bagging
we will be brown-bagging
you will be brown-bagging
they will be brown-bagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brown-bagging
you have been brown-bagging
he/she/it has been brown-bagging
we have been brown-bagging
you have been brown-bagging
they have been brown-bagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brown-bagging
you will have been brown-bagging
he/she/it will have been brown-bagging
we will have been brown-bagging
you will have been brown-bagging
they will have been brown-bagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brown-bagging
you had been brown-bagging
he/she/it had been brown-bagging
we had been brown-bagging
you had been brown-bagging
they had been brown-bagging
Conditional
I would brown-bag
you would brown-bag
he/she/it would brown-bag
we would brown-bag
you would brown-bag
they would brown-bag
Past Conditional
I would have brown-bagged
you would have brown-bagged
he/she/it would have brown-bagged
we would have brown-bagged
you would have brown-bagged
they would have brown-bagged
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Repurposing the trimmings for brown-bag lunches, creative dinners and on- the-go snacks can add up to big savings on the weekly grocery bill.
The brainchild of computer keyboarding teacher Jackie Bialas, the brown-bag lunch series has featured speakers from the Sheriff's Department, the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, the armed services and Santa Clarita city government during its 11-week run.
For example, if you eat lunch out three days a week, choosing to brown-bag instead could save you $1,000 or more each year.
Repurposing the trimmings for brown-bag lunches, creative dinners and on-the-go snacks can add up to big savings on the weekly grocery bill.
This tote is also great for grownups who brown-bag it.
Beverages will be served, but people are encouraged to bring their own brown-bag lunch and are encouraged to stay for the post-seminar discussion.
Among consumers surveyed who typically brown-bag, nearly half said they are doing so more often, and nearly all (93%) cited financial reasons as their motivation(2).
Following the concert, listeners are invited to eat their brown-bag lunch on the church patio.
Beverages will be served but people are encouraged to bring their own brown-bag lunch.