car·ry·out


car·ry·out
/ˈkeriˌaʊt/ noun, pl -outs
chiefly US
1 [noncount] :takeout 1

We ordered Chinese carryout.

2 [count] :takeout 2

She works in a Chinese carryout.

carryout adj, chiefly US

a carryout restaurant


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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