verb (used without object), sagged, sag·ging.
verb (used with object), sagged, sag·ging.
- deflection downward of a hull amidships, due to structural weakness.
- leeway (def. 3).
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Origin of sag
OTHER WORDS FROM sagan·ti·sag, adjectiveun·sag·ging, adjective
Definition for sag (2 of 2)
How to use sag in a sentence
But the following decade witnessed a near total absence of equivalent legendary names, and fan interest sagged according.
Her shoulders sagged and her daughter's arm stayed glued to her mother's back.Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years: Inside the Courtroom|Diane Dimond|October 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, his support also has sagged among Asians, Latinos, Native Americans, and all other non-white segments of the electorate.Racism? No, Obama’s Own Incompetence Is Hurting His Campaign|Michael Medved|July 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They see him as having eclipsed Newt Gingrich, whose fortunes have sagged since his brief, shining moment in South Carolina.Romney Losing His Mojo After Caucus, Primary Losses to Santorum|Howard Kurtz|February 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That encounter broke Gingrich's nerve and his performance sagged through the evening.
Then the charred fire-log sagged down into the ashes with a sad, puffing sigh.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
With a sigh like a tired child's he sagged into the waiting arms and was lowered to the ground.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
Nearly a dozen boys were crowded in the room and each of the two small beds sagged dangerously under the weight it held.Left Tackle Thayer|Ralph Henry Barbour
His body sagged and his head went back; but Deirdre was behind him; she rested his head on her knees.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
Their gray uniforms were worn and stained and many of the men sagged in their saddles with weariness.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler