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1carry–on

noun car·ry–on \ˈka-rē-ˌn, ˈker-ē-, -ˌän\

: a small piece of luggage that a passenger can carry onto an airplane

: a moment of excitement or silly behavior

Full Definition of CARRY-ON

1
British :  carrying-on
2
:  a piece of luggage suitable for being carried aboard an airplane by a passenger

First Known Use of CARRY-ON

1890

2carry–on

adjective

: small enough to be carried onto an airplane by a passenger

Full Definition of CARRY-ON

:  carried or suitable for being carried aboard <carry–on baggage>

First Known Use of CARRY-ON

1967

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