- Luggage is defined as suitcases or other bags that you pack when traveling.
A wheelie suitcase that you put your swimsuits and pants into when going on vacation is an example of your luggage.
Several pieces of baggage, or luggage.
Origin of luggage; from lug + -age
- Containers for a traveler's belongings.
- The cases and belongings of a traveler.
Origin of luggageProbably lug2 + (bag)gage.
1590s, lug (“drag") +"Ž -age (“(noun)") - literally “that which is lugged, dragged around". Duplicate -g- is to clarify pronunciation of the vowel "˜u' (which is pronounced unchanged from lug). Compare baggage.