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baggies

[bag-eez] /ˈbæg iz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
loose-fitting swimming trunks, often with a drawstring at the waist, especially as worn by surfers.
2.
loose-fitting slacks, especially women's slacks gathered at the waist and tapering toward the ankles.
Origin of baggies
1960-1965
1960-65; bag + -y2 + -s3

Baggie

[bag-ee] /ˈbæg i/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of plastic bag, manufactured in various sizes, as for preserving food or holding trash.
noun
2.
(lowercase) Informal. any small bag or packet.
Origin
1780-90; bag + -ie
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baggies

noun

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