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 The first nonsensical challenge is a pun searching for meaning like my friend Martin searching for his baggie of mephedrone in the basement of Dalston Superstore in the before COVID times. Brian Moylan, Vulture, "RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Recap: Gone Sour," 4 Feb. 2021 Any dish derived from seafood stock is just a little baggie away—my mom recently made a simple mushroom soup using a Badaone tea bag, a bottled udon soup base, and mushrooms. Joy Cho, Bon Appétit, "Dried Seafood Packets Are My Secret to Fast, Flavorful Soups and Stews," 7 Dec. 2020 Police found a plastic baggie of marijuana and a dollar bill containing about 1 gram of white powder in the woman’s purse. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Firefighters extinguish house blaze on Franklin Drive: Berea Police Blotter," 26 Nov. 2020 The officer then talked to the passenger, who refused to provide his name until the officer noticed a baggie of cocaine on his lap. John Benson, cleveland, "Passenger refusing to give his name changes mind after officer finds baggie of cocaine on his lap: Broadview Heights Police Blotter," 14 Oct. 2020 Paramedics later found a baggie of pinkish powder inside the man’s mouth. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, "Ohio Supreme Court upholds Cleveland heroin dealer’s conviction in Lakewood man’s fatal overdose," 20 Oct. 2020 Transfer frosting to a decorator bag (or sandwich baggie, hole poked in corner) with small, round decorator tip. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Recycling Halloween: 3 fun recipes for your leftover candy," 30 Oct. 2020 Each time an astronaut poops, their business is sucked into a baggie. Amy Thompson, Smithsonian Magazine, "NASA Just Sent a New $23 Million Space Toilet to the International Space Station," 9 Oct. 2020 The note Carver wrote remains with the toy, pinned in a plastic baggie to his back, and he's become a minor celebrity among fire crews. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "5-year-old donates Baby Yoda doll to firefighters battling wildfires – and it's a hit among crews," 8 Oct. 2020

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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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Last Updated

25 Feb 2021

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“Baggie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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