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bagging

verb
present participle of bag

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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the shirt bagged at the waist

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • bagged a deer while hunting last weekend

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3 to give up (a job or office)
  • if the supervisor says one more nasty thing to me, I'm going to bag this stupid job

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  • hiring (out or on)

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4 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • bagged a full fellowship at one of the nation's leading universities

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The first known use of bagging was in 1732

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“Bagging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bagging. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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