Dictionary.com

carryall

1
[ kar-ee-awl ]
/ ˈkær iˌɔl /
Save This Word!

noun
a large bag, basket, etc., especially a large, lightweight piece of luggage with soft sides.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of carryall

1
First recorded in 1830–40; noun use of verb phrase carry all

Other definitions for carryall (2 of 2)

carryall2
[ kar-ee-awl ]
/ ˈkær iˌɔl /

noun
a four-wheeled covered carriage having seats for four persons, usually drawn by one horse.
a passenger automobile or bus having two facing benches running the length of the body.

Origin of carryall

2
1705–15, Americanism; alteration of cariole by folk etymology
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use carryall in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for carryall (1 of 2)

carryall1
/ (ˈkærɪˌɔːl) /

noun
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage usually designed to carry four passengers

British Dictionary definitions for carryall (2 of 2)

carryall2
/ (ˈkærɪˌɔːl) /

noun
US and Canadian a large strong bag with handlesAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): holdall
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK