saggy
adjective Date: 1853 baggy; also flaccid 1a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saggy — 1853, from SAG (Cf. sag) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Sagginess …   Etymology dictionary

  • saggy — [sag′ē] adj. saggier, saggiest inclined to sag …   English World dictionary

  • saggy — sag|gy [ˈsægi] adj informal something that is saggy hangs down or bends more than it should ▪ The bed was saggy in the middle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • saggy — [[t]sæ̱gi[/t]] saggier, saggiest ADJ GRADED If you describe something as saggy, you mean that it has become less firm over a period of time and become unattractive. Is the mattress lumpy and saggy?... Exercise for just 20 minutes a day to firm up …   English dictionary

  • saggy — UK [ˈsæɡɪ] / US adjective Word forms saggy : adjective saggy comparative saggier superlative saggiest beginning to bend in the middle or hang down because of weight or pressure …   English dictionary

  • saggy — sagginess, n. /sag ee/, adj., saggier, saggiest. sagging or tending to sag: a saggy roof. [1850 55; SAG + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • saggy — adjective informal having a shape that sinks or drops downwards: The mattress was rather saggy in the middle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • saggy — sag ► VERB (sagged, sagging) 1) sink or bulge downwards gradually under weight or pressure or through weakness. 2) hang down loosely or unevenly. ► NOUN ▪ an instance of sagging. DERIVATIVES saggy adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • saggy — adjective a) Baggy or loose fitting. b) That sinks or droops from wear or its own weight …   Wiktionary

  • saggy — sag|gy [ sægi ] adjective beginning to bend in the middle or hang down because of weight or pressure …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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