[bag-ee] /ˈbæg i/
adjective, baggier, baggiest.
baglike; hanging loosely.
1820–30; bag + -y1
Related forms
baggily, adverb
bagginess, noun
droopy, sagging, loose, loose-fitting.
Example Sentences for baggy
Not wear loose-fitting or baggy clothing when using power tools.
They found that animals that lacked the protein had loose and baggy skin much too large for their bodies.
Nothing's certain, but a nonwoven shirt could go on sale next to some baggy-fit jeans.
Her standard outfit is a jacket with baggy trousers or calf-length skirt and flat-heeled, clodhopper shoes.
Everyone wanted to their socks to go baggy so they could pretend to be him.
He wore baggy painter's pants, high-top sneakers with the neon laces undone and an oversize sweatshirt.
Or maybe an open flannel shirt, baggy jeans and some phat sneakers.
When he walks down a street in his loosely laced hiking boots and baggy jeans, some people see a menace to society.
The figure wears a stocking cap and baggy flannels, and he sticks a hand clumsily through a hole in a chain-link fence.
He wore an oversize polo shirt, baggy slacks, and a baseball cap slightly askew.
British Dictionary definitions for baggy
baggy1 (ˈbæɡɪ)
adj , -gier, -giest
(of clothes) hanging loosely; puffed out

baggy2 (ˈbæɡɪ)
n , pl -gies
a variant spelling of bagie

bagie or baggy (ˈbeɪɡɪ)
n , pl -gies
dialect (Northumbrian) a turnip
[perhaps from rutabaga]
baggy or baggy
[perhaps from rutabaga]

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Word Origin and History for baggy
"puffed out, hanging loosely," 1831, from bag (q.v.).
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