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[too-bag-er] /ˈtuˈbæg ər/
noun, Baseball. Informal.
Origin of two-bagger
1870-75, Americanism; two bag(s) + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Wonder if I c'd knock a two-bagger with that hat o' his'n without mussin' his hair?

    The King of Arcadia Francis Lynde
  • Joe had struck out one man, and then he was found for a two-bagger.

    Baseball Joe at Yale Lester Chadwick
  • If the ring is thrown over one of the "base-hit" or "two-bagger" pegs, it shows the number of bases secured.

  • A two-bagger would clear the bases and put Boston in the lead.

  • Doc Macnooder knocked the first ball pitched for a clean single; a two-bagger for the Egghead!

    The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
  • Billings found the Robinson pitcher for a two-bagger, stole third, and came home on a hit by Greene.

    The Arrival of Jimpson Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Greenway led with two singles and a three-bagger, while Barton made a two-bagger and a home run.

  • A two-bagger would answer the purpose just as well, and would certainly sound more plausible.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Willis went out on a long fly to right, but Curry pounded out a two-bagger that cleared the bases.

  • Langridge seemed to go to pieces and issued walking passes to two men, while he was batted for a two-bagger and a three-base hit.

    The Rival Pitchers Lester Chadwick
Slang definitions & phrases for two-bagger



  1. A two-base hit; a double (1880+ Baseball)
  2. A very ugly person; double-bagger: two-bagger, a girl who needs exactly that to cover her ugliness (1970s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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