bag·gie | \ˈba-gē \
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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Ryan spoke with seized drugs in baggies with a street value of about $200,000, cutting agents, and more than $60,000 in cash organized on the table in front of her. Danny Mcdonald,, "Bust nets $200,000 worth of illegal drugs, Middlesex DA says," 13 July 2018 But the experts — local parents who have found drugs — advise checking behind chests of drawers, where baggies are sometimes taped neatly out of view. Beth Warren, The Courier-Journal, "Not even the Bible is safe. Here's where experts say some kids hide their drugs," 9 Apr. 2018 The man denied having marijuana, but soon changed his mind producing a baggie in the driver's side compartment. John Benson,, "Man with expired plates and license arrested for marijuana: North Royalton Police Blotter," 18 Jan. 2018 When asked about the odor, the passenger of the vehicle produced a small baggie of marijuana from the vehicle's glovebox. Houston Chronicle, "West University Place police report," 8 Jan. 2018 Deputies and officers found methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, hundreds of plastic baggies, and paraphernalia in the room along with seven more people. Carol Robinson,, "911 call of person passed out lands 8 in jail on drug charges," 28 June 2017 The officers also found a baggie of cocaine in a dresser and Williams and another man were arrested. Brett Clarkson,, "XXXTentacion murder suspect was previously held in gun and drug cases," 29 June 2018 Prosecutor Jacob McCrindle told the court that Bibaud was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over for a defective brake light, and she was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and seven baggies of heroin. Travis Andersen,, "Woman at center of State Police scandal resolves heroin charge," 12 Jan. 2018 The bag was found to contain a scale, heroin, crack cocaine, oxycodone pills, hydrocodone pills, marijuana, baggies, and cash. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cudahy man with long criminal record led police on two car chases in May and was caught with a bag of drugs," 23 May 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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