baggy

[ bag-ee ]
/ ˈbæg i /

adjective, bag·gi·er, bag·gi·est.

baglike; hanging loosely.

Nearby words

  1. baggataway,
  2. bagger,
  3. baggie,
  4. baggies,
  5. bagging,
  6. baggy green,
  7. bagh,
  8. baghdad,
  9. bagheera,
  10. baghla

Origin of baggy

First recorded in 1820–30; bag + -y1

Related formsbag·gi·ly, adverbbag·gi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for baggy

baggy

1
/ (ˈbæɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

(of clothes) hanging loosely; puffed out
Derived Formsbaggily, adverbbagginess, noun

noun plural -gies

a variant spelling of bagie
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Word Origin and History for baggy

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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