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)
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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
He'd beaten her with it three times over the summer, when her performance had sagged below his standards.
He sagged and swayed for an instant; there was a ghastly, ragged, spongy gap between his shoulders.The Red Debt|Everett MacDonald
She sagged, as if she did not care anything about how she sat.Fidelity|Susan Glaspell
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
Even as she spoke he sagged forward and slid down at her feet.
As he spoke, he let go of the sweep and sagged heavily downward.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis