bag·ger | \ˈba-gər \
plural baggers

Definition of bagger 

1 : a person or device that bags something a lawn mower equipped with a bagger [=an attachment that collects grass clippings in a bag] especially : a person whose job is to place items (such as groceries) in bags for customers works as a bagger at a supermarket

2 : a motorcycle outfitted with compartments for storing accessories and other cargo

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Matt Duffy lined a leadoff double down the right-field line, the fourth two-bagger surrendered by Mets starter Steven Matz to that point, advancing to third on a groundout. Scott Orgera,, "Blake Snell dazzles as Rays blank Mets 3-0," 7 July 2018 Arcaya's two-bagger scored Niko Benestad, who had previously doubled, and Cooper Aurilia, who had reached on a fielder's choice. Rick Menning,, "Coconut Creek Little League All-Stars advance to district championship play," 3 July 2018 Two batters later, Josh Reddick added another, a ringing, run-scoring two-bagger that nearly cleared the right-field wall for a home run. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros hang on to beat Rangers in series opener," 3 July 2018 In 2014, favored Georgia absolutely wasn’t ready for walk-on/part-time grocery bagger Mike McNeely. Andy Staples,, "‘Strategic Entertainment’ vs. Entertaining Entertainment: The Flip Side of the NFL-CFB Debate," 11 July 2018 The bagger, a bright old man who had always loved to flirt with the woman, said, Long time no see! Lauren Groff, The New Yorker, "Under the Wave," 9 July 2017 The best catcher in baseball came through with a grand slam on Saturday, a four-bagger that broken open a tight game and propelled the Marlins to a 6-2 victory over the Rockies. Clark Spencer, miamiherald, "Realmuto powers Marlins to win over Rockies with grand slam," 23 June 2018 The three-bagger led to the first run of the game when Wilmer Flores later drove a sacrifice fly to deep right. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mets 5, Brewers 0: Offense a no-show for ninth time this season, more than all of 2017," 24 May 2018 Blake Martin, who doubled three times, drove in the first two runs with his first two-bagger. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Clear Springs rallies from 9 down to nab Area baseball title in 11-10 shocker," 12 May 2018

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First Known Use of bagger

1740, in the meaning defined above

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