suitcase

noun suit·case \ ˈsüt-ˌkās \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of suitcase

: portable case designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles

Examples of suitcase in a Sentence

  1. She packed her suitcases the night before she left.

  2. 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

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First Known Use of suitcase

1897


SUITCASE Defined for English Language Learners

suitcase

noun

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

suitcase

noun suit·case \ ˈsüt-ˌkās \

Definition of suitcase for Students

: a rectangular case used to carry clothing and belongings when traveling


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