bag·​gie | \ ˈba-gē How to pronounce baggie (audio) \
plural baggies

Definition of baggie

: a usually small, clear plastic bag … shoved his baggie of kumquats into the pocket of his Members Only jacket …— Jonathan Lethem My brother spent four days in jail. Police wanted to charge someone with possession of a baggie of crack cocaine they subsequently found under a nearby car, so they had chosen him.— Chastity M. Pratt

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The male passenger admitted to having a baggie of marijuana in the center console. John Benson,, "Employee duped into buying $2,000 in gift cards: Broadview Heights Police Blotter," 10 May 2018 The passenger then gave the officer two additional baggies. John Benson,, "LaGrange man arrested for suspended license, marijuana and warrant: Brecksville Police Blotter," 18 Jan. 2018 The Vatican has one of the world’s largest meteorite collections, more than 1,000 samples in baggies and small vials, cataloged by the drawerful. Kyle Peterson, WSJ, "An Astronomer’s View of the Christmas Sky," 21 Dec. 2018 While searching the car, the police found a baggie of marijuana and LSD. John Benson,, "Garfield Heights driver with pit bull puppy arrested for marijuana and LSD: Brecksville Police Blotter," 19 Apr. 2018 Humans are asked to bring leashes, current tags and proof of rabies vaccination and baggies for waste pick up. Terry St. John, Houston Chronicle, "Greater Houston athletic activities listings: March 20," 20 Mar. 2018 While searching the car, police found roaches, a pipe, several baggies of marijuana, chocolate that smelled like marijuana, a grinder and a vape stick. John Benson,, "Speeding leads police to marijuana and underage drinking: North Royalton Police Blotter," 15 Mar. 2018 At the station, the substance in the baggies field tested positive for heroin, weighing 2.1 grams, according to police. Staff Report,, "Norridge and Harwood Heights police reports," 28 Apr. 2018 The driver admitted to having a baggie in his center console. John Benson,, "Underage drunk driver flips Jeep in Rite Aid parking lot: Broadview Heights Police Blotter," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of baggie

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baggie

bag entry 1 + -ie

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