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carry-on

noun uk   /ˈkær.i.ɒn/ us    /ˈker.i.ɑːn/

carry-on noun (BEHAVIOUR)

[S] UK informal behaviour that shows you are annoyed, worried, not satisfied, or excited, usually more than the situation deserves: There was a real carry-on when Pat was found kissing Ashley.

carry-on noun (BAGGAGE)

[C] ( plural carry-ons) mainly US a small case or bag that you take onto a plane with you
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carry-on

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈkær.i.ɒn/ us    /ˈker.i.ɑːn/ mainly US
relating to things that you take onto a plane with you: All carry-on baggage must be stored under your seat or in the overhead compartments.
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Translations of “carry-on”
in Korean 기내에 휴대할 수 있는…
in Arabic حَقيبة صّغيرة…
in Portuguese (bagagem) de mão…
in Catalan de mà…
in Japanese 機内持ち込みができる…
in Italian (bagaglio) a mano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為, 過度的反應, 大驚小怪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为, 过度的反应, 大惊小怪…
(Definition of carry-on noun, adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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