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carry-on

[kar-ee-on, -awn]
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adjective
  1. of a size and shape suitable for being carried onto and stowed in the passenger compartment of an airplane: carry-on luggage.
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noun
  1. a piece of carry-on luggage.
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Origin of carry-on

First recorded in 1950–55; adj., noun use of verb phrase carry on
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Related Words for carry-on

baggage, paraphernalia, gear, trunk, briefcase, backpack, purse, sack, kit, pocket, packet, suitcase, handbag, pouch, pack, equipment, luggage, knapsack, carry-on, case

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