Definition of left luggage in English:

left luggage

noun

British
  • 1[mass noun] Travellers' luggage left in temporary storage at a railway station, bus station, or airport.

    • ‘The French Interior Ministry told Reuters that two small flasks containing traces of the poison were discovered in a left luggage depot at the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris.’
    • ‘We are pleased to find that the station does indeed have a left luggage facility where we can leave our suitcases overnight.’
    • ‘Victor finished up sleeping in left luggage at King's Cross for a while, one of the station staff having taken pity on him.’
    • ‘A spokesman said that two small flasks containing traces of the poison were discovered in a left luggage depot at the mainline railway station which serves the south of France.’
    • ‘A quick amble about the station revealed that the left luggage lockers were closed and sealed due to the security precautions, so I decided not to bother with trying to go for an amble whilst dragging my wheelie case and carrying my laptop.’
    • ‘He deposited his rucksack in left luggage, presumably intending to travel the next night.’
    • ‘The fee for depositing a case or bag in Left Luggage is £5.50.’
    • ‘Orkney Tourist Board has resumed its summer left luggage and tourist information service at the Kirkwall Bus Station in Great Western Road.’
    • ‘There will be no left luggage at the tournament, with fans forced to leave picnic hampers and bulky bags outside the grounds.’
    • ‘I'm off to weigh the merits of excess baggage and storage at left luggage in Heathrow while I gad about Italy versus shipping a heap of stuff to myself by air freight.’
    • ‘If anyone else is interested in staying, maybe you can suggest that they take only a backpack and leave any suitcases at the left luggage at a train station.’
    1. 1.1 A room where left luggage may be stored temporarily for a small charge:
      ‘I picked up my parcel from left luggage’
      • ‘There will be no left luggage at the tournament, with fans forced to leave picnic hampers and bulky bags outside the grounds.’
      • ‘Victor finished up sleeping in left luggage at King's Cross for a while, one of the station staff having taken pity on him.’
      • ‘Innes deposited his rucksack in left luggage, presumably intending to travel the next night.’
      • ‘Visitors normally have their bags checked on entering the grounds and show courts and before acceptance at left luggage, but this year the All England Club is introducing random body searches.’
      • ‘The terminal was evacuated while a suspect bag at left luggage was investigated.’