verb (used without object), sagged, sagging.
to sink or bend downward by weight or pressure, especially in the middle:
The roof sags.
to hang down unevenly; droop:
Her skirt was sagging.
to droop; hang loosely:
His shoulders sagged.
to yield through weakness, lack of effort, or the like:
Our spirits began to sag.
to decline, as in price:
The stock market sagged today.
(of a hull) to droop at the center or have excessive sheer because of structural weakness.
Compare hog (def 14).
to be driven to leeward; to make too much leeway.
verb (used with object), sagged, sagging.
to cause to sag.
an act or instance of sagging.
the degree of sagging.
a place where anything sags; depression.
a moderate decline in prices.
deflection downward of a hull amidships, due to structural weakness.
leeway (def 3).
verb (mainly intransitive) sags, sagging, sagged
(also transitive) to sink or cause to sink in parts, as under weight or pressure: the bed sags in the middle
to fall in value: prices sagged to a new low
to hang unevenly; droop
(of courage, spirits, etc) to weaken; flag
the act or an instance of sagging: a sag in profits
(nautical) the extent to which a vessel’s keel sags at the centre Compare hog (sense 6), hogged
a marshy depression in an area of glacial till, chiefly in the US Middle West
(as modifier): sag and swell topography
Screen Actors Guild
- Sagging moment
noun 1. a bending moment that produces concave bending at the middle of a simple supported beam Also called positive bending moment
adjective, saggier, saggiest. 1. sagging or tending to sag: a saggy roof.
noun 1. a variant of Sakhalin
noun 1. a resort town on E Long Island in SE New York.