- the trunks, bags, etc. of a traveler, esp. when packed and being used on a trip; luggage
- the supplies and gear of an army
Origin of baggageassoc., in sense “camp follower,” with “army baggage,” but < ? Fr bagasse, harlot < OFr baiasse, ult. < Ar bagh?y, pl. bagh?y?, whore, prostitute
- a prostitute or wanton
- a saucy, impudent, or lively girl
- burdensome, superfluous, or outdated ideas, practices, etc.
- past experiences or behavior, emotional or psychological characteristics, etc. that may affect a person's behavior or relations with others, usually in a limiting or destructive way
Origin of baggageMiddle English and Old French bagage from bagues, baggage from Medieval Latin bagga, chest, bag, probably from Old Norse baggi, bag