steamer trunk


Definition of steamer trunk

: a trunk suitable for use in a stateroom of a steamer especially : a shallow trunk that may be stowed beneath a berth

Examples of steamer trunk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The palette was a soothing combination of neutrals — dove gray, light tan — with slate blue and plaid accents, while the cabinets that housed the safe and mini-bar resembled a cream-leather steamer trunk. Claire Messud, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2022 An identity reclaimed In this poignant interview, photographer Nīa MacKnight shares the contents of a steamer trunk owned by her great grandfather John B. McGillis. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, 4 Jan. 2022 These postcards were donated by Helen Huber, on behalf of her great-uncle, Gerhard Huber, who perished in the Titanic disaster and had been locked in a steamer trunk for 30 years. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Nov. 2021 Jen keeps a steamer trunk of Bobby’s things in the attic above her garage. Jennifer Senior, The Atlantic, 9 Aug. 2021 Remember that secret stuffed into Elektra's steamer trunk? Kristen Baldwin,, 28 Apr. 2021 Handloomed rugs, leather-strap chairs, and a steamer trunk reimagined as a fold out bar allude to colonial-era safari lodges. Travel + Leisure Staff, Travel + Leisure, 19 Feb. 2020 This beautiful storage piece — a modern take on the classic steamer trunk — showcases one of Morris & Co. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer,, 15 Sep. 2020 At his death, George’s estate consisted of two overcoats, a steamer trunk, and 130 copies of Austin’s memoir. Paul Brown, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of steamer trunk

1867, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

4 May 2022

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“Steamer trunk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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