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carry on

verb as in continue activity

verb as in manage operations

verb as in lose control emotionally

noun as in small suitcase

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Example Sentences

You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.

He can watch me get stripped, have my stuff taken away, and be forced to board the plane sans carry-on.

Then again, such keep-calm-and-carry-on nonchalance is vintage Bloomberg.

She will then, at a time of her choosing, tuck it, say, into my carry-on bag just before I leave on a research trip.

Anna and I lay down on the cold linoleum floor, pillowing our heads on our carry-on bags.

I was convinced that she would carry-on all night like a forgotten dachshund, unless she was released.

"It's a fine carry-on this," said the Cornal, breaking the silence.

It was just her way of doing the carry-on for Aunt Clara Lamar.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carry-on, such as: baggage, gear, paraphernalia, trunk, case, and impedimenta.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.