baggy

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

bag +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

baggy (comparative baggier, superlative baggiest)

  1. Of clothing, very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body.
  2. Of or relating to a British music genre of the 1980s and 1990s, influenced by Madchester and psychedelia and associated with baggy clothing.
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Etymology 2Edit

Presumably back-formation from baggies (the plural), presumably a genericization of the brand name Baggies.

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NounEdit

baggy (plural baggies)

  1. A small plastic bag, as for sandwiches.
    • 2008 March 6, Kristen Hinmen, "News Real: Seeing Red", Riverfront Times volume 32 number 10, page 10,
      In an accompanying affidavit, Apazeller reported that Onstott "has entered the kitchen with a handful of cocaine and asked for a plastic baggy."

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Last modified on 25 March 2014, at 07:01