luggage

noun
lug·​gage | \ ˈlə-gij \

Definition of luggage

: something that is lugged especially : suitcases for a traveler's belongings : baggage

Examples of luggage in a Sentence

Passengers are limited to two items of carry-on luggage.

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Pellegrino and her husband were on their way home to Florida when she was asked to step aside with her luggage for further checkpoint screening after passing through a metal detector, the opinion says. Fredrick Kunkle, chicagotribune.com, "TSA agents cannot be sued over allegations of abuse, federal court rules," 11 July 2018 Pellegrino and her husband were on their way home to Florida when she was asked to step aside with her luggage for further checkpoint screening after passing through a metal detector, the opinion says. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, "TSA agents cannot be sued over allegations of abuse, federal court rules," 11 July 2018 So far this year, no one has arrived with luggage, but twice this month people have stopped by the house to inquire about a rental after seeing an ad on Craigslist. Sean P. Murphy, BostonGlobe.com, "Ripped off by phantom rentals on Craigslist," 23 June 2018 Most airlines allow passengers to ship animals in crates with luggage. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, "Delta updates comfort-animal policy to one per passenger -- and no pit bulls," 21 June 2018 All passengers on the flight were then brought back to the terminal on a shuttle bus and have reconnected with their luggage, airport spokeswoman Amy Caudill said. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "A plane veered off a runway at Blue Grass Airport but no one was hurt," 19 May 2018 The group had been checking out of their Airbnb rental with their luggage when a neighbor called police on April 30 reporting a possible burglary. Amanda Lee Myers And Janie Har, Fox News, "Video shows black Airbnb guests, police joking about call," 8 May 2018 For a Boeing 737, the average weight restriction would mean lightening up by 720 pounds, or taking off three passengers with their luggage. Popular Mechanics, "Here's How Climate Change Could Make Air Travel Even Worse," 8 Apr. 2018 Clients are escorted from their cars to their comfortable suite by one of the eight suit-wearing staff members assigned to each flier (an additional eight people are employed to deal with luggage). Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "The Latest Trend in Travel Start-Ups Is Catering to the Ultra-Rich," 26 Mar. 2018

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1595, in the meaning defined above

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luggage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of luggage

: the bags and suitcases that a person carries when traveling

luggage

noun
lug·​gage | \ ˈlə-gij \

Kids Definition of luggage

: suitcases for a traveler's belongings : baggage

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