Definition of baggy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbaɡi

adjective (baggier, baggiest)

1(Of clothing) loose and hanging in folds: baggy trousers
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  • She changed into a pair of loose pants and a baggy shirt, perfect for hiding her feminity, little proof though there was.
  • Their Kalashnikovs lean against the wall of their hut and the warm evening breeze catches in their traditional baggy trousers and loose, belted shirts.
  • She'd usually hidden that with a loose shirt or a baggy sweater.
loose-fitting, loose, roomy, generously cut, full, ample, voluminous, billowing;
1.1(Of eyes) with folds of puffy skin below them: his eyes were baggy with the fatigue of overwork
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  • Sometimes you can develop baggy eyes in your 20s before your skin changes.
  • And finally, when you've woken up after your fantastic sleep, take no notice of my bloodshot, baggy eyes and put on your radio.
  • We must be endlessly alert to avoid yellowing teeth, body odours, bad breath, baggy eyes, lank hair, grey hair or body hair.


(baggies) informal Back to top  
Loose, wide-legged trousers or shorts.
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  • Young men sport baggies low on their hips, exposing Calvin Klein boxers and a line of hair.
  • In rapper baggies, with a two day growth on his chin and a mean look in his eye, he gives the impression of a man who lives in a vodka ad.
  • I've been to quite a few cross country races and I can typically count the number of racers wearing baggies on one hand.



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  • She was a slim young woman, her dark hair cut fashionably short, dressed baggily in a sort of cardigan and long skirt.
  • The prisoner enters the dock, wearing a white open shirt which hangs baggily over a pair of scruffy 501 jeans.
  • A girl is pushing kids back trying to make room for a baggily dressed fellow with a gold chain and slick black hair.


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  • The bagginess of jeans was not the only style demanding reappraisal.
  • The inspiration behind David's new collection is ‘the exploration of bagginess and volume and a vaguely 1920s reference crossed with an 80s image‘.
  • At the ankle, the bagginess is gathered and folded using another piece of cloth to tie it, traditionally, or elastic, these days.

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