baggy

adjective
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

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Other Words from baggy

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

Examples of baggy in a Sentence

These pants are too baggy at the knees.
Recent Examples on the Web Once Onken was ready, Aimee Jen, a thirty-year-old in black leggings and a baggy gray T-shirt, joined the room. Fergus Mcintosh, The New Yorker, "Zoom Fatigue? Try Houseparty," 1 June 2020 Sizing up uniforms No one wants to cheer or perform in a baggy outfit. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, "Virtual graduations, coaching clinics and quick thinking keep Varsity Brands connected to schools," 10 May 2020 They were fashionably attired in baggy sweaters and jackets, ripped jeans, and chunky boots and sneakers. Seth Harp, Harper's Magazine, "In Harm’s Way," 27 Apr. 2020 They were fashionably attired in baggy sweaters and jackets, ripped jeans, and chunky boots and sneakers. Seth Harp, Harper's magazine, "In Harm’s Way," 2 Mar. 2020 The encomiums his cheerleaders offer him, a veteran professional politician in a baggy suit, are as extreme as his ideas. The Economist, "Lexington Could it be Bernie?," 23 Jan. 2020 The model Naomi Campbell posted a photo of herself on Instagram accessorized in pink surgical gloves, a turquoise face mask and baggy white coveralls, the kind normally worn when removing asbestos. New York Times, "Goggles, Masks, Ponchos: Air Travel in the Thick of a Pandemic," 23 Apr. 2020 As shown her clip above, here's how to quickly fitted sheet that won't look baggy or wrinkly. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "This Woman's Method for Folding a Fitted Sheet in Under 30 Seconds is Genius," 21 Apr. 2020 The women, on the other hand, were dressed in long blue leggings under gauzy dresses, with baggy race T-shirts pulled over the whole ensemble. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "Somaliland’s sportswomen are breaking tape – and barriers," 21 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of baggy

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of baggy was in 1808

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27 Jun 2020

Cite this Entry

“Baggy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baggy. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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More Definitions for baggy

baggy

adjective
How to pronounce baggy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of baggy

of clothing : very loose : not tight

baggy

adjective
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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