bag·​ging ˈba-giŋ How to pronounce bagging (audio)
: material (such as cloth) for bags

Examples of bagging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The more a store can offload any weighing, bagging and checkout duties to the shoppers, the fewer employees needed. Christine Kilpatrick, The Mercury News, 7 Mar. 2024 Leggings need to fit well — no bagging at the knees or slipping down from the waist. Sara Gaynes Levy, Peoplemag, 26 Oct. 2023 Theft: Warrensville Center Road Four people were seen by Walmart loss prevention bagging groceries while on the sales floor Aug. 7. cleveland, 10 Aug. 2023 Some models have a 3-in-1 system that offers bagging, mulching, and side discharge. Renee Freemon Mulvihill, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 May 2023 The savings from white bagging can be significant for expensive infusion drugs, according to a report from the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. Samantha Liss, Fortune, 28 June 2023 There are three different options for your grass clippings: mulching, rear bagging, or side discharge. Renee Freemon Mulvihill, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 May 2023 The Craftsman is a middle of the road machine in terms of its bagging capability. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 12 May 2023 Mark Wahlberg, a Dorchester native who rarely misses an opportunity to plug his hardscrabble roots, recently stopped by his old stomping grounds in Quincy, returning to a local Stop & Shop that gave him his first job bagging groceries, long before Hollywood stardom. Travis Andersen,, 12 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1732, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bagging was in 1732

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“Bagging.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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