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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbaggagebag‧gage /ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable] especially American EnglishDLT the cases, bags, boxes etc carried by someone who is travelling syn luggage 🔊 Check your baggage in at the desk.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say bags rather than baggage:Shall I help you take your bags upstairs?GRAMMAR: Countable or uncountable?Baggage is an uncountable noun and is not used in the plural. You say: We can put our baggage in the locker. Don’t say: We can put our baggages in the locker.Baggage is always followed by a singular verb: What happens if my baggage gets lost?When talking about one suitcase or bag, you say a piece of baggage or an item of baggage: Each piece of baggage can weigh up to 20 kilos.2 [uncountable] informalOPINION the beliefs, opinions, and experiences that someone has, which make them think in a particular way, especially in a way that makes it difficult to have good relationships 🔊 Each employee brings his or her own psychological baggage to the workplace.COLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + baggagehand baggage (=a bag you are allowed to carry with you onto a plane)You are only allowed one item of hand baggage on the plane.excess baggage (=baggage that weighs more than you are allowed to take on a plane)Passengers will be charged for excess baggage.checked baggage (=baggage that you check in rather than carry onto the plane yourself)You can claim for loss or damage to checked baggage.baggage + NOUNbaggage allowance (=the amount of baggage you are allowed to take on a plane)There's a 20 kilo baggage allowance.baggage reclaim (also baggage claim American English) (=the place where you collect your baggage after a flight)We waited for almost an hour in baggage reclaim.a baggage handler (=one of the people who put baggage on and off planes)A strike by baggage handlers caused major flight delays.a baggage trolley British English, a baggage cart American EnglishWait here while I go and get a baggage trolley.phrasesan item/piece of baggageHow many pieces of baggage do you have?
Examples from the Corpus
baggageAfter baggage and passport checks, passengers are individually quizzed by interrogators.Being abused as a child, she brings a lot of baggage into the marriage.carry-on baggageBut be assured, most people carry more writing-related baggage than a mail carrier does letters.David jumped down on to the platform and put up his hands for the baggage.