follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

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
1960-1965
1960-65; bag + -y2 + -s3

Baggie

[bag-ee] /ˈbæg i/
1.
Trademark. 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for baggies
  • Two of the baggies contained a brown powder and the third contained a white powder.
  • Large plastic baggies can be used in lieu of the plastic sheet if paint chips are to be shipped to the lab in plastic baggies.
  • When finished with the first baggie, the teacher continues on with the other two baggies in the same manner.
  • Payne drove himself to the hospital, where officers discovered several baggies of marijuana, weapons and cash in his vehicle.
  • Put dried fruits and nuts, fresh veggies, or fruit in small baggies.
  • The cup was found to contain nine individually wrapped baggies of marijuana.
  • The officer knew that the baggies may have contained narcotics.
  • When officers removed him from the mattress they discovered two baggies containing crack cocaine under him.
  • Inside marijuana, empty baggies, and baggies with cocaine residue were discovered.
Slang definitions & phrases for baggies

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.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for baggies

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for baggies

11
14
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for baggies