[ kar-ee-on, -awn ]
/ ˈkær iˌɒn, -ˌɔn /


of a size and shape suitable for being carried onto and stowed in the passenger compartment of an airplane: carry-on luggage.


a piece of carry-on luggage.

Origin of carry-on

First recorded in 1950–55; adj., noun use of verb phrase carry on Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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