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

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Recent Examples on the Web Fat in your face also begins to diminish, causing loose, saggy skin and more noticeable lines. Julie Ricevuto, Allure, "The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide to Treating Wrinkles," 5 Nov. 2020 City Commission voted 4-1 on Sept. 9 to repeal a 13-year-old ordinance that made wearing saggy pants a crime, the Miami Herald reported. Andrews Mcmeel Syndication, Star Tribune, "Passenger decided to just wing it," 2 Oct. 2020 On Wednesday, Opa-locka city commission members repealed saggy pants ordinances from 2007 and 2013 in a 4-1 vote, officials said in a statement Thursday. Kelsie Smith, CNN, "For 13 years, this city banned saggy pants. Now, officials have voted to repeal the law," 11 Sep. 2020 Most people probably remember high school physical education class — P.E. — as a bunch of bored kids in dirty shorts, smelly T-shirts and saggy socks who would rather be anywhere but out in the elements. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Oceanside’s Amadeo West earns high honors for Army football," 3 Sep. 2020 Micro-current technology stimulates facial muscles in just 10 minutes, tightening saggy skin and improving the appearance of fine lines. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Feels Like a Steal: The At-Home Skin-Care Device That Lifts and Contours Your Face," 19 Aug. 2020 My arm shrank to a saggy old carrot left in the fridge for too long. Longreads, "A Survey of My Right Arm," 4 Mar. 2020 The new Perry Mason, though, abandons one formulaic genre for another, in this case the saggy, ponderous, narratively inert eight-episode prestige drama. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "The Conundrum of a New Perry Mason," 25 June 2020 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

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1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Saggy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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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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