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Bags and cases for carrying possessions

accompanied baggage

noun

bags or suitcases belonging to a passenger who is travelling in the same plane

attaché case

noun

a small flat case used for carrying documents

backpack

noun

a rucksack

bag

noun

a handbag

bag

noun

a suitcase or similar container in which you carry clothes and other things you need when you are travelling

baggage

noun

the suitcases, bags etc in which you carry your possessions when you travel. The usual British word is luggage.

briefcase

noun

a case for carrying documents and other things to work

bug-out bag

noun

a bag containing the essential things that you would need in an emergency

bum bag

noun

a small bag on a belt that you wear around your waist to keep money, keys, and other small things in

cabin baggage

noun

bags that you carry with you on a plane, rather than those that go in the plane’s hold

carpetbag

noun

a bag that you use when travelling, made from very thick cloth

carryall

noun

a holdall

case

noun

a suitcase

clutch bag

noun

a small bag with no handles or strap that a woman uses for carrying money and personal things, especially at formal social events

dilly bag

noun

a type of bag for carrying things in

duffel bag

noun

a large bag made from strong cloth that has a circular bottom and is pulled together at the top with a string

fanny pack

noun

a small bag with a belt that you wear around your waist

flight bag

noun

a small soft suitcase that can be carried on a plane

grip

noun

a small bag that you use when travelling

handbag

noun

a small bag used by women for carrying personal things such as money and keys. The usual American word is purse.

hand luggage

noun

small bags that passengers are allowed to carry with them on a plane or bus

haversack

noun

a large bag that you carry on your back or over one shoulder, for example when you go walking or camping

holdall

noun

a large soft bag with handles

kit bag

noun

a bag shaped like a long tube, used for clothes and equipment

knapsack

noun

a bag that you carry on your back

luggage

noun

bags and suitcases that you take on a journey

pack

noun

a bag that you carry on your back, used especially by soldiers or people walking in the countryside, for carrying clothes and equipment

papoose

noun

a bag used for carrying a baby on your back

pocketbook

noun

a handbag

portmanteau

noun

a large suitcase consisting of two parts that fold together

pouch

noun

a small bag made of cloth or thin leather

purse

noun

a woman’s handbag

red box

noun

in the UK, a box, usually covered in red leather, that is used by government ministers to hold documents

rucksack

noun

a bag that you carry on your back, used when you are walking long distances or travelling to several different places

satchel

noun

a small strong bag for carrying school books that is made of thick cloth or leather and has a long handle that goes over your shoulder

shoulder bag

noun

a bag with a long strap for carrying it on your shoulder

shoulder strap

noun

a thin piece of cloth or leather fixed to a bag, so that it can be carried over your shoulder

sponge bag

noun

a small bag used for carrying things that you need for washing yourself

steamer trunk

noun

a container like a very large suitcase, used for carrying clothes and other objects when you travel

suitcase

noun

a large container with flat sides and a handle used for carrying clothes and other things when you travel

swag

noun

a bag or a roll of cloth containing a traveller’s personal possessions

toilet bag

noun

a small bag used for carrying things such as soap, toothpaste etc when you are travelling

tote bag

noun

a large open bag with handles

trunk

noun

a large strong box with a lid used for storing things or for carrying them when you travel

vanity case

noun

a small bag for carrying make-up

wheel-away

noun

a suitcase, bag, etc that has wheels

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