vanity case


vanity case
'vanity .case
n
a small bag used by a woman for carrying ↑make-up etc

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • vanity-case — [ vanitikɛz ] n. m. • 1953; mot angl. , de vanity « vanité », employé dans des comp. avec cette valeur, et case « valise » ♦ Anglic. Petit bagage rigide en forme de boîte munie d une poignée sur le couvercle, pour les objets et flacons de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vanity case — ► NOUN ▪ a small case fitted with a mirror and compartments for make up …   English terms dictionary

  • vanity case — n. a woman s small traveling case fitted for carrying cosmetics, toilet articles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • vanity case — vanity ,case noun count a small bag for carrying make up …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vanity case — noun see vanity bag * * * ˈvanity case 7 [vanity case] noun a small bag or case with a mirror in it, used for carrying make up …   Useful english dictionary

  • vanity case — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms vanity case : singular vanity case plural vanity cases a small bag for carrying make up …   English dictionary

  • vanity case — {n.} 1. A small case containing face powder, lipstick, and other things and usually carried in a woman s handbag; a compact. * /She took out her vanity case and put lipstick on./ 2. A handbag or a small bag carried by a woman and holding various… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • vanity case — {n.} 1. A small case containing face powder, lipstick, and other things and usually carried in a woman s handbag; a compact. * /She took out her vanity case and put lipstick on./ 2. A handbag or a small bag carried by a woman and holding various… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • vanity\ case — noun 1. A small case containing face powder, lipstick, and other things and usually carried in a woman s handbag; a compact. She took out her vanity case and put lipstick on. 2. A handbag or a small bag carried by a woman and holding various… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • vanity case — a small luggage bag or case for holding cosmetics or toiletries. Also called vanity bag, vanity box. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium