bagging

noun
bag·​ging | \ ˈba-giŋ How to pronounce bagging (audio) \

Definition of bagging

: material (such as cloth) for bags

Examples of bagging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is especially true with trekking, their unofficial outdoor pastime, which is less about bagging peaks and more about chilling out with friends in beautiful places. Outside Online, 7 June 2018 Facebook page showed him bagging groceries, shaking hands and handing coupons to shoppers. Jake Sheridan, Chicago Tribune, 29 June 2022 Or pouring coffee in the morning and bagging groceries during the afternoon rush. Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 12 June 2022 For easy individual servings, wrap the tamales one-by-one or in pairs in plastic before bagging and freezing. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 30 Nov. 2021 She was caught by store security bagging items without scanning and paying for them. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 18 May 2022 Use a mulching mower to recycle the clippings back into the lawn and save yourself time in bagging and disposing of the clippings. Tim Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 17 May 2022 John Price, 43, quit his job bagging groceries at a Kansas City, Mo., store last year to care for his 45-year-old wife, who is disabled. Abha Bhattarai, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Apr. 2022 John Price, 43, quit his job bagging groceries at a Kansas City, Mo., store last year to care for his 45-year-old wife, who is disabled. Abha Bhattarai, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bagging.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of bagging

1732, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About bagging

Time Traveler for bagging

Time Traveler

The first known use of bagging was in 1732

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near bagging

Baggies

bagging

baggit

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for bagging

Last Updated

2 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Bagging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bagging. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on bagging

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for bagging

Nglish: Translation of bagging for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!