Luggage

  • 1 Luggage — is any number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller s articles during transit. The modern traveller can be expected to have packages containing clothing, toiletries, small possessions, trip necessities, and on the return trip,… …

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  • 2 Luggage — Lug gage, n. [From 4th {Lug}.] That which is lugged; anything cumbrous and heavy to be carried; especially, a traveler s trunks, baggage, etc., or their contents. [1913 Webster] I am gathering up my luggage, and preparing for my journey. Swift.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 luggage — UK US /ˈlʌgɪdʒ/ noun [U] (UK TRANSPORT ► all the bags that you take with you when you travel: »Once you have collected your luggage and come through customs, please make your way to the arrivals hall. »The airline has increased the carry on… …

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  • 4 luggage — index cargo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 luggage — 1590s, from LUG (Cf. lug) (v.) to drag + AGE (Cf. age); so, lit. what has to be lugged about (or, in Johnson s definition, any thing of more weight than value ). In 20c., the usual word for baggage belonging to passengers …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 luggage — [n] bag, suitcase baggage, carry on, case, fortnighter, gear, impedimenta, paraphernalia, suit bag, things*, tote bag, trunk, valise; concepts 446,494 …

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  • 7 luggage — ► NOUN ▪ suitcases or other bags for a traveller s belongings. ORIGIN from LUG(Cf. ↑lug) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 luggage — [lug′ij] n. [< LUG1 + AGE] suitcases, valises, trunks, etc.; baggage …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 luggage — n. 1) to check, register (esp. BE) one s luggage 2) to check one s luggage through (to the final destination) 3) to claim one s luggage 4) carry on, hand luggage 5) personalized luggage 6) unclaimed luggage 7) a piece of luggage * * * [ lʌgɪdʒ]… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 luggage — (esp. BrE) noun ⇨ See also ↑baggage ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ carry on, hand ▪ checked, checked in ▪ lost …

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  • 11 luggage — [ˈlʌgɪdʒ] noun [U] bags and suitcases that you take on a journey Syn: baggage • Luggage is never used in the plural and cannot be used with a: Someone had left a piece of luggage (NOTa luggage) in the taxi. ♦ Do you have any luggage? ♦ There was… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 12 luggage — [[t]lʌ̱gɪʤ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Luggage is the suitcases and bags that you take with you when travel. → See also left luggage Leave your luggage in the hotel... Each passenger was allowed two 30 kg pieces of luggage …

    English dictionary

  • 13 luggage — baggage ag gage (b[a^]g g[asl]j), n. [F. bagage, from OF. bague bundle. In senses 6 and 7 cf. F. bagasse a prostitute. See {Bag}, n.] 1. The clothes, tents, utensils, and provisions of an army. [1913 Webster] Note: The term itself is made to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 luggage — n. suitcases, bags, etc. to hold a traveller s belongings. Phrases and idioms: luggage van Brit. a railway carriage for travellers luggage. Etymology: LUG(1) + AGE …

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  • 15 luggage — lug|gage [ˈlʌgıdʒ] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: LUG1 + age (as in baggage)] the cases, bags etc that you carry when you are travelling American Equivalent: baggage ▪ They searched his luggage for illegal drugs …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 luggage — noun (U) the cases, bags etc carried by someone who is travelling see also: hand luggage …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 luggage — noun a rack for the luggage Syn: baggage; bags, suitcases, cases, trunks See also bag 1. 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 luggage — Travelling bags or suitcases. In some luxury vehicles, the luggage is shaped to fit the trunk …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 19 luggage — noun Date: 1595 something that is lugged; especially suitcases for a traveler s belongings ; baggage …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 luggage — luggageless, adj. /lug ij/, n. suitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage. [1590 1600; LUG1 + AGE] * * * …

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