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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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 However, four baggies with residue were found, along with stems and marijuana shake scattered throughout. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Restitution sought after driver leaves about $200 in damage to handrail at Cedarburg Post Office," 15 Feb. 2018 Optional: Eat all of the Pringles (hey, someone has to do it) or move to a large baggie and save for later. 2. Stephanie Shore Fisher, Good Housekeeping, "How to Turn a Pringles Can Into a Christmas Cookie Container," 29 Nov. 2018 While talking to the driver, the officer smelled marijuana and observed a clear plastic baggie protruding from a compartment underneath the radio. John Benson,, "Woman with baggie of marijuana and pipe cited for drug abuse: North Royalton Police Blotter," 3 May 2018 Pack lunches/snacks in reusable containers instead of plastic baggies. Radhika Viswanathan, Vox, "Why Starbucks, Disney, and the EU are all shunning plastic straws," 24 Oct. 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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