bag·​gy | \ ˈba-gē How to pronounce baggy (audio) \
baggier; baggiest

Definition of baggy

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

Other Words from baggy

baggily \ ˈba-​gə-​lē How to pronounce baggy (audio) \ adverb
bagginess \ ˈba-​gē-​nəs How to pronounce baggy (audio) \ noun

Examples of baggy in a Sentence

These pants are too baggy at the knees.
Recent Examples on the Web The look, pulled straight from Demna's fall/winter 2022 runway show (and not yet available to shop online), included an oversized track top with a faux turtleneck and matching baggy joggers. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 7 Sep. 2022 Jenner opted for a blousy, white unbuttoned shirtdress, with baggy long-sleeves and a form-fitting shirt, complemented with white, futuristic thick-framed sunglasses and a bright oversized sequin clutch in the shape of a lipstick. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 25 Aug. 2022 Available to purchase on the Yeezy-Gap website are a number of baggy black sweatshirts, sweatpants, T-shirts, tank tops, jumpsuits and other items ranging in price from $40 (a lanyard keychain) to $340 (a parka). Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug. 2022 Madison decided to keep the baggy theme going with her pants, opting for a loose-fitting pair of light-wash denim. Seventeen, 8 Aug. 2022 The star stepped out in a pair of camo-style cargo pants, which had a deliberately baggy fit. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 12 July 2022 The video begins with a platinum haired — and eye browed — Gaga posing in a baggy long-sleeve T-shirt and applying a Haus Labs lip oil. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 7 July 2022 The actors appeared in factory-worker clothes or colorful baggy suits like from a Chinese circus, and swung on trapezes, spun plates and juggled while performing. Tim Gray, Variety, 3 July 2022 There, Union looked elegant in a sleek tank dress with a dramatic fringe hem, while Wade wore a bright yellow knit tank and baggy black paperbag pants. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of baggy

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 Sep 2022

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“Baggy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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More Definitions for baggy


bag·​gy | \ ˈba-gē How to pronounce baggy (audio) \
baggier; baggiest

Kids Definition of baggy

: hanging loosely or puffed out like a bag baggy pants

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