vanity-case

vanity-case

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 toilette féminins. Des vanity-cases.

vanity-case, vanity-cases nom masculin (mot anglais vanity case, de vanity, chose futile, et de case, mallette.) Petit bagage rigide destiné à contenir divers produits et accessoires de toilette.

vanity-case [vanitikɛz] n. m.
ÉTYM. 1967; mot anglo-amér., de vanity « vanité » (employé dans des comp. avec cette valeur), et case « valise ».
Anglic. Petite valise ou sac rigide pour les objets de toilette féminins.
0 Le bouquet (de jonquilles) allait juste dans mon grand sac, une mallette carrée genre vanity-case, armoire et salle de bains portatives.
A. Sarrazin, l'Astragale, 1967, p. 176.
Abrév. cour. : vanity. || Un vanity en cuir, en plastique transparent.

Encyclopédie Universelle. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • 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


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