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

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Recent Examples on the Web At the top of Vogue editor’s favorite beauty devices is NuFace’s microcurrent treatment, lauded for its ability to tighten saggy skin, improve the appearance of fine lines, and overall lift the skin. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 17 May 2022 Many people also squint to read text on the screen or hold their phones or computers below their faces, making their jawlines appear more saggy or creating a double-chin effect. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 7 Feb. 2022 These are real breasts in all their perky, saggy, asymmetrical, varied forms. Rory Satran, WSJ, 10 Feb. 2022 But in addition to hormones, sun exposure, poor nutrition, lack of exercise, smoking, pollution, and fluctuations in weight can also contribute to skin looking saggy. Meggen Taylor, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 Certainly better than getting saggy-bottom balls in Sag Harbor. Shannon Carlin, Vulture, 17 Sep. 2021 Macdonald met me in the hotel lobby wearing sweatpants, sneakers, and a saggy orange polo shirt. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 15 Sep. 2021 In the mid-2000s, several cities passed laws banning saggy pants which were disproportionately enforced against young, Black men. N'dea Yancey-bragg, USA TODAY, 13 Sep. 2021 Safe to say that readjusting saggy swimsuit bottoms is a thing of the past. Jennifer Chan, Travel + Leisure, 22 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of saggy

1853, in the meaning defined above

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27 May 2022

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

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: hanging down too much : not firm a saggy mattress

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