- deflection downward of a hull amidships, due to structural weakness.
- leeway (def. 3).
Origin of sag
OTHER WORDS FROM sagan·ti·sag, adjectiveun·sag·ging, adjective
Other definitions for sag (2 of 2)
How to use sag in a sentence
His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They have one big problem: Republican midterm gains had more to do with a sagging Democrat brand than an attractive GOP platform.
But most of the abandoned houses, with sagging roofs and drafty walls, are just there.
My friend cannot come to our house and sit his oft-photographed posterior on our sagging cushions.
It's a ghost town now, just a handful of weathered wooden buildings sagging beneath snow.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Certain," said Scattergood, approaching the sheriff and drawing a huge roll of bills from his sagging trousers pocket.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
It is in the Elizabethan style, with half-timber frame and sagging tile roof.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
She grasped one of the poles between which a sagging blanket hung, and Weston, who held the ends of them, looked at her.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
As they waddled closer they puffed under the weight of heavy belts sagging with rows of odd, translucent instruments.Restricted Tool|Malcolm B. Morehart
An ordinary brass bracket is used in the center beneath the shelf, to keep it from sagging.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various