- 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 (â€œdragâ€) +â€Ž -age (â€œ(noun)â€) â€“ literally â€œthat which is lugged, dragged aroundâ€. Duplicate -g- is to clarify pronunciation of the vowel â€˜uâ€™ (which is pronounced unchanged from lug). Compare baggage.