- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. bag, valise, grip; (pl.) luggage, baggage. See receptacle.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. case, grip, satchel; see bag .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.valise, case, grip, travel case, carryall, overnight bag.
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suitcase — (n.) 1902, from SUIT (Cf. suit) (n.) + CASE (Cf. case) (n.2). Originally a case for holding a suit of clothes … Etymology dictionary
suitcase — ► NOUN ▪ a case with a handle and a hinged lid, used for carrying clothes and other personal possessions … English terms dictionary
suitcase — [so͞ot′kās΄] n. a travel case for clothes, etc., esp. a rectangular one that opens into two hinged compartments … English World dictionary
suitcase — (also case) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy, light ▪ open ▪ empty, full ▪ packed ▪ … Collocations dictionary
Suitcase — Suit|case 〈[sju:tkɛıs] m. od. n.; , s [ sız]〉 kleiner Handkoffer [engl.] * * * Suit|case [ sju:tkeɪs], das od. der; , u. s [engl. suitcase, aus: suit = Anzug, Kostüm u. case = Koffer]: kleiner Handkoffer. * * * Suit|case [ sju:tkeɪs], das od.… … Universal-Lexikon
suitcase — n. to pack; unpack a suitcase * * * [ s(j)uːtkeɪs] unpack a suitcase to pack … Combinatory dictionary
suitcase — [[t]su͟ːtkeɪs[/t]] suitcases N COUNT A suitcase is a box or bag with a handle and a hard frame in which you carry your clothes when you are travelling. It did not take Andrew long to pack a suitcase … English dictionary
suitcase */ — UK [ˈsuːtˌkeɪs] / US [ˈsutˌkeɪs] noun [countable] Word forms suitcase : singular suitcase plural suitcases a large container with flat sides and a handle used for carrying clothes and other things when you travel … English dictionary
Suitcase — or leather that more or less keeps its shape. It has a carrying handle on one side and is used mainly for transporting clothes and other possessions during trips. It opens on hinges like a door.Suitcases lock with keys or a combination.… … Wikipedia
suitcase — 1. noun Large (usually rectangular) piece of luggage used for carrying clothes, and sometimes suits, when travelling. 2. verb To trade using samples in a suitcase … Wiktionary
suitcase — Canadian Slang Case of twenty four cans of beer. The handle is located such that the case carries like a suitcase … English dialects glossary