a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal.
the amount a sack holds.
a sack of candy.
Slang. dismissal or discharge, as from a job:
to get the sack.
I bet he’s still in the sack.
a loose-fitting dress, as a gown with a Watteau back, especially one fashionable in the late 17th century and much of the 18th century.
a loose-fitting coat, jacket, or cape.
Baseball. a base.
South Midland U.S. the udder of a cow.
verb (used with object)
to put into a sack or sacks.
Football. to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage before the quarterback is able to throw a pass.
Slang. to dismiss or discharge, as from a job.
sack out, Slang. to go to bed; fall asleep.
hit the sack, Slang. to go to bed; go to sleep:
He never hits the sack before midnight.
hold the sack. bag (def 27).
verb (used with object)
to pillage or loot after capture; plunder:
to sack a city.
the plundering of a captured place; pillage:
the sack of Troy.
a large bag made of coarse cloth, thick paper, etc, used as a container
Also called sackful. the amount contained in a sack, sometimes used as a unit of measurement
a woman’s loose tube-shaped dress
Also called sacque. a woman’s full loose hip-length jacket, worn in the 18th and mid-20th centuries
short for rucksack
(cricket, Austral) a run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) bye
(informal) the sack, dismissal from employment
a slang word for bed
(slang) hit the sack, to go to bed
(NZ) rough as sacks, uncouth
(informal) to dismiss from employment
to put into a sack or sacks
the plundering of a place by an army or mob, usually involving destruction, slaughter, etc
(American football) a tackle on a quarterback which brings him down before he has passed the ball
(transitive) to plunder and partially destroy (a place)
(American football) to tackle and bring down a quarterback before he has passed the ball
(archaic or trademark) any dry white wine formerly imported into Britain from SW Europe
noun 1. bagger (def 1). 2. Baseball. a baseman: a slick-fielding third sacker. noun 1. a person who sacks; plunderer; pillager. sacker
noun, plural sackfuls. 1. the amount a sack will hold.
noun 1. stout, coarse woven material of hemp, jute, or the like, chiefly for sacks. noun 1. a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal. 2. the amount a sack holds. 3. a bag: a sack of candy. 4. Slang. dismissal or discharge, as from a job: to get […]
noun 1. a race in which each contestant jumps ahead while his or her legs are confined in a sack. noun 1. a race in which the competitors’ legs and often bodies are enclosed in sacks