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suitcase

[soot-keys] /ˈsutˌkeɪs/
noun
1.
a usually rectangular piece of luggage especially for carrying clothes while traveling.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; suit + case2
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Examples from the web for suitcase
  • Many travelers rely on the rolling suitcase, which features wheels that are convenient for pulling the luggage as you walk or run.
  • Measuring your carry-on luggage in advance of travel ensures that your suitcase meets the airline's.
  • Should have stuffed everything in my suitcase and held it on lap if necessary.
  • The campus is small but kinda pretty, it is also a suitcase college as well.
  • Those who do live there often leave on the weekends making it a typical suitcase school.
  • Pack your clothes in your backpack and your books in your rolling suitcase.
  • The proof is that it has a suitcase as big as a tugboat along for the trip.
  • Some of us pine for that car that folds up into a suitcase.
  • The expectation is that they will open a suitcase on the desktop and then live out of it.
  • One financier was caught on a security camera leaving the vaults of his bank with a cash-stuffed suitcase.
British Dictionary definitions for suitcase

suitcase

/ˈsuːtˌkeɪs; ˈsjuːt-/
noun
1.
a portable rectangular travelling case, usually stiffened, for carrying clothing, etc
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Word Origin and History for suitcase
n.

1902, from suit (n.) + case (n.2). Originally a case for holding a suit of clothes.

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Slang definitions & phrases for suitcase

suitcase

noun

A drum (1935+ Jazz musicians)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with suitcase

suitcase

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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