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

Examples of baggie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Police allege that during a search, the officer found a baggie containing cocaine in Guerrero’s possession. Pioneer Press Staff,, 3 Mar. 2022 Police took her Jeep as evidence and found a baggie of psychedelic mushrooms in a purse in the trunk, according to court records. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, 6 Apr. 2022 In short, nobody suspects him when something that looks a lot like a baggie full of drugs falls out of Howard's locker. Kat Rosenfield,, 19 Apr. 2022 The woman handed over a small plastic baggie containing marijuana. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 2 Dec. 2021 The baggie was attached to the lower zipper, between his pants and underwear, with a safety pin. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 3 Mar. 2022 Police found an ID card in the woman’s purse, along with a plastic baggie of white powder. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 18 Mar. 2022 During an investigation, police found her in possession of a small baggie containing a white powdery substance that later tested positive for Oxycodone and an active and charged taser, police said., 18 Mar. 2022 Black plucked individual leaves from the tree—for later molecular analysis—and dropped them into a plastic baggie, then stashed it in the cooler lunch box strapped to his backpack. Marion Renault, The New Republic, 20 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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25 Jun 2022

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“Baggie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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