Baggy



baglike; hanging loosely.
Contemporary Examples

We’re saying nothing – except its nice and baggy in all the essential places, isn’t it?
She Bangs! Kate Middleton Has a Fringe! Tom Sykes November 26, 2012

He repeatedly tugged at the waist of his baggy pants to keep them up.
Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years: Inside the Courtroom Diane Dimond October 8, 2012

Second, he was to be seen flitting in and out of London Airport wearing beads and baggy white trousers.
What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers Nik Cohn February 8, 2014

The comedienne is wearing low-top sneakers, a scraggly ponytail, and a baggy T-shirt—one of many outfits in her tomboy oeuvre.
The Nerd Princess Rachel Syme August 5, 2009

People like to attribute laziness to his flowing dreadlocks and his baggy uniform and not running out the pop flies.
Why Manny Ramirez Hates Fans Will Doig March 8, 2009

Historical Examples

The whitened face and baggy costume indicate a connexion also with the continental Pierrot.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various

Was everything, even a baggy young teacher of Arabic, foreordained?
Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman

When a man has baggy trousers nowadays it is from falling on his knees to an automobile—not to a girl.
A Guide to Men Helen Rowland

Grizzled, ageless, watery-eyed, their clothing clean but baggy.
The Risk Profession Donald Edwin Westlake

His trousers, turned up at the ankles, are baggy at the hips and bulge beneath the belted Norfolk jacket that he wears.
Ann Arbor Tales Karl Edwin Harriman

adjective -gier, -giest
(of clothes) hanging loosely; puffed out
noun (pl) -gies
a variant spelling of bagie
adj.

“puffed out, hanging loosely,” 1831, from bag (n.) + -y (2). Bagging in this sense is from 1590s. Baggie as a small protective plastic bag is from 1969. Baggies “baggy shorts” is from 1962, surfer slang. Related: Baggily; bagginess.

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  • 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 […]

  • Baggily

    baglike; hanging loosely. Historical Examples Meffia slouched and sagged along, a semi-boneless creature, her clothing hanging on her baggily and unbecomingly. The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White adjective -gier, -giest (of clothes) hanging loosely; puffed out noun (pl) -gies a variant spelling of bagie adj. “puffed out, hanging loosely,” 1831, from bag (n.) + -y […]



  • Bagging

    woven material, as of hemp or jute, for bags. a container or receptacle of leather, plastic, cloth, paper, etc., capable of being closed at the mouth; pouch. something resembling or suggesting such a receptacle. a suitcase or other portable container for carrying articles, as in traveling. a purse or moneybag. the amount or quantity a […]

  • Bagh

    noun (in India and Pakistan) a garden Historical Examples How many times have you been saved from danger because of our watchfulness—and also bagh the Killer! The Sa’-Zada Tales William Alexander Fraser This, in the first instance; and in the second, the bagh tigers are no ordinary tigers either. From the Caves and Jungles of […]



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