excess baggage

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noun
  1. passenger baggage weighing in excess of the allowed amount.

  2. Informal. an unnecessary burden.

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How to use excess baggage in a sentence

  • He says we don't want an ounce of excess baggage, or we'll never get anywhere.

  • I am a mere piece of excess baggage which you are too kind-hearted to eliminate.

    Claire | Leslie Burton Blades