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[bag-er] /ˈbæg ər/
a person who packs groceries or other items into bags.
a bag of cloth or plastic attached to a power lawn mower to collect grass as it is cut.
Origin of bagger
1730-40, for earlier sense; bag + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Ask the bagger to bag your meat in the store plastic bags and have everything else packed into your eco bags.
  • The worker's services are managed by the head bagger, who also arranges the work schedule.
  • The head bagger was responsible for scheduling, hiring, firing and disciplining baggers.
Word Origin and History for bagger

mid-15c., "retailer in grain" (as a surname from mid-13c., probably "maker of bags"), also, 1740, "miser;" agent noun from bag (v.). Of persons who bag various things for a living, from 19c.; meaning "machine that puts things in bags" is from 1896.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bagger
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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