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A case with a handle and a hinged lid, used for carrying clothes and other personal possessions.
travelling bag, travel bag, case, grip, valise, overnight case, portmanteau, vanity case, holdallbriefcase, attaché case, gladstone bagtrunk, chestluggage, baggageView synonyms
- ‘As it was, we had to buy more suitcases to carry all our purchases home, but the savings were astronomical.’
- ‘This in turn means you will never again be allowed to bring in coal or carry suitcases.’
- ‘Apparently some divers end up having to buy extra suitcases to carry all the goodies home.’
- ‘One of his suitcases contained three cylindrical stone seals, made of marble and alabaster.’
- ‘Thy broke the glass in the rear nearside window and grabbed a black suitcase containing the equipment.’
- ‘I was offered so many chances to buy contraband cigars I'd have needed extra suitcases to carry them away.’
- ‘Hurray, it's finally May - the month when many of us pack our suitcases and head off for a well earned break.’
- ‘Two suitcases packed with 100 dollar notes were found by police checking out a stolen BMW.’
- ‘There's a story that I would have to carry the cash in suitcases, which is not true.’
- ‘Pru had brought three suitcases, a tackle bag and a rucksack in addition to two carrier bags.’
- ‘In two months I will pack my suitcases, bring the kids and dog and husband to the airport and leave Sofia.’
- ‘Fathers carry small children, while other men carry suitcases and plastic bags.’
- ‘Every year she travels to Israel to visit her son and takes a huge suitcase packed with baby clothes to the hospital.’
- ‘I trudged two miles to a friend's, with all my worldly goods tightly packed into two suitcases.’
- ‘Some carried a travelling bag, others carried one or two suitcases in their hands.’
- ‘Where people find suitcases so big and so much to put in them is beyond me.’
- ‘There he would feign despair by plunging fully clad into the swimming pool carrying weighted suitcases.’
- ‘During the holidays I borrowed a hand cart from the mill and carried suitcases up to Rishton station for a shilling.’
- ‘I am hunched against the biting wind, and all my possessions are next to me in a battered suitcase.’
- ‘Maybe they were in a witness protection programme and their entire former lives were packed into those suitcases.’
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