One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An overhead compartment for stowing luggage on an aircraft, coach, or train.‘I quickly collected my hand baggage from the overhead locker’
- ‘They put their bags in the overhead locker for take-off and buckled themselves into their spacious seats.’
- ‘I hate trying to wrestle my small bag into the overhead lockers along with the trunks on wheels brought on board by anti-social passengers.’
- ‘Crew found the bag in an overhead locker after the plane landed at Manchester airport.’
- ‘This bike fits into a plane's overhead locker when folded.’
- ‘The computer showed it was 12.5kg—too heavy to place in an overhead locker.’
- ‘Domestic flights may well have a smaller allowance than international ones, and the space in overhead lockers and under seats is smaller.’
- ‘He was found guilty of acting in a manner likely to endanger the flight when he stood up in the aisle and rummaged in overhead lockers as the plane was preparing to land.’
- ‘I pulled my laptop bag out of the overhead locker and strode off.’
- ‘I have often watched people actually rise from their seats and start to open overhead lockers while the engines are still in reverse thrust mode.’
- ‘I looked up from my book as he helped put someone's luggage in the overhead locker.’
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