baggy

adjective bag·gy \ ˈba-gē \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of baggy

baggier; baggiest
1 : loose, puffed out, or hanging like a bag
  • baggy trousers
2 : loosely constructed and inflated with inessential elements
  • a baggy novel

baggily

play \ˈba-gə-lē\ adverb

bagginess

play \ˈba-gē-nəs\ noun

Examples of baggy in a Sentence

  1. These pants are too baggy at the knees.

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First Known Use of baggy

1808


BAGGY Defined for English Language Learners

baggy

adjective

Definition of baggy for English Language Learners

  • of clothing : very loose : not tight


BAGGY Defined for Kids

baggy

adjective bag·gy \ ˈba-gē \

Definition of baggy for Students

baggier; baggiest
: hanging loosely or puffed out like a bag
  • baggy pants


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