Definition of carryall in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkerēˌôl/


1North American A large bag or case.
Example sentences
  • ‘Back to cameras,’ Chastity said and slung her carryall on her shoulder as Brandon wrestled their suitcase to their brownstone.
  • She was dressed all in black and had a canvas carryall over her shoulder.
  • Don't take boxes, baskets, rod holdalls and big carryalls with you.
2 historical A light carriage.
Early 18th century: apparently altered by folk etymology from French carriole, denoting a small covered carriage
2.1US A large car or truck with seats facing each other along the sides.
Example sentences
  • Different kinds of carriages, coaches, cabriolets, caroches, and carryalls were parked in rows, some of them currently being worked on by a dozen or so employees.
  • The carryall moves the harvester to and from the Spice fields quickly which allows for faster production.
  • These overtly workhorse carryalls will continue to attract many, especially those requiring genuine tough-going four-wheel-drive.

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Syllabification: car·ry·all

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