Meaning of take-along

take-a•long

Pronunciation: (tāk'u-lông", -u-long"), [key]
— adj. Informal.
  1. intended or suitable for taking along, as on a trip: take-along snacks for long car trips.
  2. sized, built, or adapted to be carried easily; portable: a take-along TV set.
—n.
  1. something that is or can be taken along or carried.
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