saggy

adjective

sag·​gy ˈsa-gē How to pronounce saggy (audio)

Examples of saggy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Overhead, the ceiling was a saggy off-white (plus darkened stains) nylon that resembles an unfurled parachute. Sam McManis, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 Common outcomes include sunspots, wrinkles, and saggy skin caused by loss of elastin fibers. Keyvan Nouri, M.d., Jessica Cervantes and John Tsatalis, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 After using it regularly day and night, this eye cream gets rid of dark circles, and wrinkles and even improves the look of saggy eyelids. Claire Rutter, Rolling Stone, 23 Jan. 2024 Unlike other leggings that feel too restrictive or too saggy after a few months of wear, these feel just right. Staff Author and Katie Jackson Published, Travel + Leisure, 26 Dec. 2023 Don’t make the mistake of thinking the thermals of today are the saggy, yellowing styles of yesteryear. Todd Plummer, Robb Report, 25 Oct. 2023 In both cases, a skin pinch is performed to remove excess skin from your lower eyelid, making the area look less saggy or wrinkled. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 6 Oct. 2023 Its neckline will be on show and saggy ones sadden us. Hamish Anderson, WSJ, 3 Aug. 2023 Wong said that the bear’s loose, saggy skin also serves an important function in the wild, by acting as armor from predators, protecting them from deeper bites and injuries. Heather Chen, CNN, 1 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saggy was in 1853

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“Saggy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saggy. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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