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carry–on

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

Definition of carry–on

  1. 1 British :  carrying-on

  2. 2 :  a piece of luggage suitable for being carried aboard an airplane by a passenger

First Known Use of carry–on

1890


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carry–on

adjective car·ry–on

Definition of carry–on

  1. :  carried or suitable for being carried aboard carry–on baggage

First Known Use of carry–on

1967


CARRY–ON Defined for English Language Learners

carry-on

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noun

Definition of carry–on for English Language Learners

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

  • : a moment of excitement or silly behavior

carry-on

adjective

Definition of carry–on for English Language Learners

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

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