What does luggage mean?

luggage meaning in General Dictionary

whatever is lugged any such thing cumbrous and hefty to be held particularly a travelers trunks luggage etc or their contents

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  • situations accustomed carry possessions when taking a trip
  • That which is lugged; such a thing cumbrous and heavy become carried; particularly, a traveler's trunks, luggage, etc., or their articles.

luggage meaning in Law Dictionary

Luggage may include any articles meant for the application of a passenger while traveling, and for his personal equipment. Civ. Code Cal.


luggage meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, from lug (v.) "to drag" + -age; so, literally "what has to be lugged about" (or, in Johnson's definition, "any thing of more weight than value"). In 20c., the usual word for "baggage belonging to passengers."


luggage meaning in Business Dictionary

Traveler's luggage, usually followed closely by a passenger and transported either in traveler cabin or in the cargo holds regarding the vessel.


luggage meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) What is lugged; such a thing cumbrous and hefty is held; particularly, a traveler's trunks, luggage, etc., or their particular items.


Sentence Examples with the word luggage

Automatic Luggage Weighing Machine (fig 20).

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