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lug·gage

 (lŭg′ĭj)
n.
1. Containers for a traveler's belongings.
2. The cases and belongings of a traveler.

[Probably lug + (bag)gage.]

luggage

(ˈlʌɡɪdʒ)
n
suitcases, trunks, etc, containing personal belongings for a journey; baggage
[C16: perhaps from lug1, influenced in form by baggage]

lug•gage

(ˈlʌg ɪdʒ)

n.
suitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
[1590–1600; lug1 + -age, on the model of baggage]
lug′gage•less, adj.

luggage

baggage

In British English, both these words refer to the bags and suitcases that you take with you when you travel, together with their contents. Luggage is more common than baggage.

In American English, luggage refers to empty bags and suitcases. Baggage refers to bags and suitcases with their contents.

There has been a decline in sales of hand-sized luggage.
The passengers went through immigration control and collected their baggage.

Both these words are uncountable nouns. Don't talk about 'luggages' or 'a baggage'.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luggage - cases used to carry belongings when travelingluggage - cases used to carry belongings when traveling
suitcase, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, bag - a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
dressing case - a small piece of luggage for carrying brushes and bottles and toilet articles while traveling
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
hand luggage - luggage that is light enough to be carried by hand
hatbox - a round piece of luggage for carrying hats
imperial - a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
satchel - luggage consisting of a small case with a flat bottom and (usually) a shoulder strap
strap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
trunk - luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage

luggage

noun baggage, things, cases, bags, gear, trunks, suitcases, paraphernalia, impedimenta Leave your luggage in the hotel.
Translations
zavazadlazavazadlozavazadlový
bagagebagage-
matkatavarat
सामान
prtljaga
csomagpoggyász
farangur
手荷物
수화물
bagāžabagāžas-
batožinový
prtljaga
prtljag
bagage
กระเป๋าเดินทาง
سامان
hành lý

luggage

[ˈlʌgɪdʒ]
A. Nequipaje m
B. CPD luggage boot N (Brit) (Aut) → maletero m, portaequipajes m inv
luggage car N (US) = luggage van luggage carrier Nportaequipajes m inv, baca f
luggage checkroom N (US) → consigna f
luggage grid N = luggage carrier luggage handler Ndespachador(a) m/f de equipaje
luggage label Netiqueta f de equipaje
luggage locker Nconsigna f automática
luggage rack N (on train etc) → rejilla f, redecilla f (Aut) → baca f, portaequipajes m inv
luggage van N (Brit) → furgón m de equipajes

luggage

[ˈlʌgɪdʒ] nbagages mpl
a piece of luggage → un bagageluggage locker ncasier m de consigne automatiqueluggage rack n
(in train)porte-bagages m inv
(on car)galerie fluggage van luggage car (US) nfourgon m (à bagages)

luggage

nGepäck nt

luggage

:
luggage carrier
nGepäckträger(in) m(f)
luggage compartment
n (Rail) → Gepäckraum m; (Brit Aut) → Kofferraum m
luggage insurance
n(Reise)gepäckversicherung f
luggage locker
luggage office
luggage rack
n (Rail etc) → Gepäcknetz ntor -ablage f; (Aut) → Gepäckträger m
luggage trolley
nKofferkuli m
luggage van
n (Brit Rail) → Gepäckwagen m

luggage

[ˈlʌgɪdʒ] nbagagli mpl, bagaglio

luggage

(ˈlagidʒ) noun
the suitcases, trunks etc of a traveller. He carried her luggage to the train; (also adjective) a luggage compartment.
ˈluggage cart noun
(American baggage cart) a cart used by passengers at an airport etc for carrying their luggage.

luggage

أَمْتِعَةُ الْسَفرِ zavazadla bagage Gepäck αποσκευή equipaje matkatavarat bagages prtljaga bagaglio 手荷物 수화물 bagage bagasje bagaż bagagem багаж bagage กระเป๋าเดินทาง bagaj hành lý 行李
Luggage   
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