Definition for bagging (2 of 2)
- a person's avocation, hobby, major interest, or obsession: Jazz isn't my bag.
- a person's mood or frame of mind: The boss is in a mean bag today.
- an environment, condition, or situation.
- Informal. plenty; much; many (usually followed by of): bags of time; bags of money.
- Slang. trousers.
verb (used without object), bagged, bag·ging.
verb (used with object), bagged, bag·ging.
Origin of bag
Related formsbag·like, adjectiveun·bagged, adjective
Regional variation note
Examples from the Web for bagging
Africa: Bagging Hunger When it comes to changing how the world functions, women offer a unique perspective.
For six weeks, an expected crowd of hundreds will get to take their best shot at bagging the beasts.
The Paragon stigma were protected from the influence of other pollen by bagging and gave a good set of fruits.
Blake uncrossed his perfectly trousered legs and crossed them the other way, after carefully avoiding any bagging tendency.The Flying U's Last Stand|B. M. Bower
By the aid of some forked sticks and bagging we succeeded in fastening the snake so that he could not move.Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales|Charles B. Cory
There are plenty more to bag; but in bagging the next lot I'd advise you to keep your pops ready.Shadow, the Mysterious Detective|Police Captain Howard
A pile of bagging in a garret was overhauled, in the expectation that I was concealed within it.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field|Thomas W. Knox
British Dictionary definitions for bagging (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bagging (2 of 2)
- with all one's belongings
verb bags, bagging or bagged
Word Origin for bag
Medicine definitions for bagging
Idioms and Phrases with bagging
In addition to the idioms beginning with bag
- bag and baggage
- bag it
- bag of tricks
- brown bagger
- grab bag
- in the bag
- leave holding the bag
- let the cat out of the bag
- mixed bag