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

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Recent Examples on the Web Obviously, your pillow plays a big role here, but a mattress with a ton of lumps or saggy parts can affect where your body ends up in relation to your head. Nina Bahadur, SELF, "6 Ways Your Mattress Could Be Negatively Affecting Your Health," 15 June 2018 Any push or pull on your spine, even a seemingly slight one due to an excessively soft or saggy mattress, could put pressure on the ligaments and tendons that connect your spine to other bones and muscles. Nina Bahadur, SELF, "6 Ways Your Mattress Could Be Negatively Affecting Your Health," 15 June 2018 On a recent day, trucks rumbled up a steep dirt road to the top of the garbage pile, where crows blotted out the sun and wind kicked up fumes from moldy vegetables and feces discarded in saggy plastic bags. New York Times, "‘The Dump Killed My Son’: Mountains of Garbage Engulf India’s Capital," 10 June 2018 This is in addition to the normal stretch marks, mom belly, saggy boobs, etc. Melissa Dahl, The Cut, "100 Women on the Wildest Ways Their Bodies Changed After Pregnancy," 30 May 2018 Six-packs, taut tummies, and saggy ones all swimming together. Audrey Cleo Yap, Glamour, "At the Korean Spa, $40 Gets Me a Body Scrub and Self-Acceptance," 21 May 2018 But several images appear to show someone claiming to be Melania Trump holding hands with a saggy bag of orange vomit that, on first glance, appears to be the soggy Depends-wearing president of the WifeSwapping, W.Va. Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root, "It Looks Like Donald Trump and Melania Are Holding Hands, but This Could Be a Doctored Image," 28 Feb. 2018 From saggy suits to out-there outerwear, the actor can pull off some seriously brave clothes. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "The Quilt Goes High Fashion," 10 Feb. 2018 Avoid fruit with soft spots, dull or faded coloring, or wrinkled, saggy skin. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Make lemons, other citrus last longer," 6 Feb. 2018

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1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Saggy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of saggy

informal : bending or hanging down too much : not firm


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

Kids Definition of saggy

: hanging down too much : not firm a saggy mattress

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