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baggy

[bag-ee] /ˈbæg i/
adjective, baggier, baggiest.
1.
baglike; hanging loosely.
Origin of baggy
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; bag + -y1
Related forms
baggily, adverb
bagginess, noun
Synonyms
droopy, sagging, loose, loose-fitting.
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  • Meffia slouched and sagged along, a semi-boneless creature, her clothing hanging on her baggily and unbecomingly.

    The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White
British Dictionary definitions for baggily

baggy1

/ˈbæɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
(of clothes) hanging loosely; puffed out
Derived Forms
baggily, adverb
bagginess, noun

baggy2

/ˈbæɡɪ/
noun (pl) -gies
1.
a variant spelling of bagie
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Word Origin and History for baggily

baggy

adj.

"puffed out, hanging loosely," 1831, from bag (n.) + -y (2). Bagging in this sense is from 1590s. Baggie as a small protective plastic bag is from 1969. Baggies "baggy shorts" is from 1962, surfer slang. Related: Baggily; bagginess.

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