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adjective, sag·gi·er, sag·gi·est.
  1. sagging or tending to sag: a saggy roof.
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Origin of saggy

First recorded in 1850–55; sag + -y1
Related formssag·gi·ness, noun
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  • I saw the saggy, rotten timbers that kept the State of Pennsylvania from cavin' in on us.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford

  • His suit was mauve with purple piping, and his wide, square, saggy face was florid.

    A Spaceship Named McGuire

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • She gave me a long hug, and I noticed how thin her arms had gotten, how saggy the skin on her neck was.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

  • I remember I had on a saggy skirt and a shirtwaist that must have looked like it had been improvised out of a coffee sack.

    Torchy and Vee

    Sewell Ford

  • It was a little disorienting, and it made her feel especially old and saggy sometimes, though he never seemed to notice.


    Cory Doctorow

Word Origin and History for saggy


1848, from sag (n.) + -y (2). Related: Saggily; sagginess.

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