Baggies



loose-fitting swimming trunks, often with a drawstring at the waist, especially as worn by surfers.
loose-fitting slacks, especially women’s slacks gathered at the waist and tapering toward the ankles.
a brand of plastic bag, manufactured in various sizes, as for preserving food or holding trash.
(lowercase) Informal. any small bag or packet.
Contemporary Examples

Passion Pit: ‘Carried Away (Tiesto Remix)’ baggies full of colored Fun Dip candy or mind-altering substances?
50 Cent, Passion Pit & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO) Jean Trinh January 23, 2013

The deputy allegedly spotted a glass pipe in the car and a search produced several more, along with some baggies of pot.
The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida Michael Daly March 29, 2014

noun

A pair of loose-cut boxer-type men’s bathing trunks: girls in bikinis and boys in baggies (1960s+ Surfers)
A pair of full trousers with cuffs, resembling those of the 1930s: Then comes a pair of ”baggies,” very baggy trousers (1970s+)

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