Definition of suitcase
: portable case designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles
Examples of suitcase in a Sentence
She packed her suitcases the night before she left.
it'll be much easier to carry a backpack than to lug that suitcase all over the place
Recent Examples of suitcase from the Web
The rest of the boy's body was discovered in bags inside a red suitcase in a trash bin about a mile from the home.
Investigators said a small children's suitcase was found outside the north side of the club.
Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was discovered by Indonesian police Aug. 12, 2014, stuffed into a suitcase at a resort in Bali.
And then, when move-in day finally arrives, imagine encountering a roommate who hasn’t showered in a week, a suitcase that got run over by a truck and a nasty case of food poisoning.
The suitcase was not used in the attack, which was carried out when Abedi detonated an improvised bomb minutes after the concert ended, Greater Manchester Police Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said.
London (AP) -- Police in Manchester, England issued a picture of the arena suicide bomber holding a blue suitcase and asked anyone who might have seen him with it before the attack to call a confidential hotline.
One of Simone’s favorite tips: having a suitcase of words and a toolbox for a word’s etymology.
Part of the trip included a 45-minute walk along the Venezuela-Colombia border with suitcases in tow.
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First Known Use of suitcase
SUITCASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suitcase for English Language Learners
: a large case that you use to carry your clothing and belongings when you are traveling
SUITCASE Defined for Kids
Definition of suitcase for Students
: a rectangular case used to carry clothing and belongings when traveling
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