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
One of Temer’s closest aides was videotaped leaving a restaurant with a suitcase of money, images broadcast on national television.
In December 2015 the Illuminator was placed into a small suitcase and sent to the manuscript library of Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg.
Watch in amazement as Bond Girl Rachel Grant packs over 200 items into one Biaggi suitcase.
In the sunroom, Walker opens a blue suitcase and pulls out a Shaq-era Orlando Magic warmup jacket, photo albums, pamphlets and a pair of red sneakers.
In the scenario where the disruption is large enough to fully topple the suitcase, the best way to prevent this is to walk faster.
There were moments of really getting pissed and the standard irritation that comes when one half of the whole kept leaving the suitcase in the hallway.
The bright yellow suitcases are available in four sizes, including two different-size carry-ons as well as medium and large checked bags.
If the NASL folded like a cardboard suitcase – today -- how many folks would notice or be surprised?
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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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