Definition of baggy in English:



  • 1(of clothing) loose and hanging in folds.

    ‘baggy trousers’
    • ‘Then over that I would wear jeans and a loose baggy jumper.’
    • ‘Their Kalashnikovs lean against the wall of their hut and the warm evening breeze catches in their traditional baggy trousers and loose, belted shirts.’
    • ‘The standard clothing of men all over Pakistan is the salwar, loose baggy trousers, and kurta, a long shirtlike tunic.’
    • ‘His accomplices were white and wearing baggy clothing.’
    • ‘He waited in my bedroom as I slowly struggled to change into pajama pants and a baggy shirt.’
    • ‘The tight fitting black and white clothing is quite the opposite of the clowns colourful baggy trousers with braces, and giant floppy shoes.’
    • ‘She was wearing baggy black pants and a baggy shirt that had Marilyn Manson on it with mesh arm socks.’
    • ‘It looked like a veil that they were wearing and very grungy, baggy clothing.’
    • ‘Combat trousers and baggy shirts don't really cut it.’
    • ‘She wore baggy shirts and tight pants which only accentuated her round figure.’
    • ‘I love the way people dress - you won't see someone shopping in sweat pants or baggy sweaters here.’
    • ‘Her baggy shirts and pants hid her fine figure, and no one paid that much attention to her.’
    • ‘Both men and women also wear a kurta, a long tunic-like shirt, and pyjamas, loose baggy trousers.’
    • ‘So it's sweat pants, baggy shirt, sweater, thick socks, slippers and pony tail today.’
    • ‘She'd usually hidden that with a loose shirt or a baggy sweater.’
    • ‘She was the undisputed queen of chic when it came to hip Capri pants with a baggy jumper and a ponytail, managing to look simultaneously casual yet impeccably turned out.’
    • ‘I was simply a girl in a baggy shirt that reached mid-thigh and very loose pants.’
    • ‘She always seemed to dress in less baggy clothing when she was in a good mood, though she'll never quite understand why.’
    • ‘He also said similar problems are commonplace at schools and many of his friends do not feel safe wearing baggy clothing or t-shirts bearing band logos.’
    • ‘She changed into a pair of loose pants and a baggy shirt, perfect for hiding her feminity, little proof though there was.’
    loose-fitting, loose, roomy, generously cut, full, ample, voluminous, billowing
    oversized, shapeless, ill-fitting, tent-like, sack-like, bagging, sagging, saggy, slack, slouchy, floppy, ballooning
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    1. 1.1(of eyes) with folds of puffy skin below them.
      ‘his eyes were baggy with the fatigue of overwork’
      • ‘His eyes were baggy - he had aged even within the last few months.’
      • ‘A lower lid blepharoplasty is an operation to remove one or more of fat, muscle and skin in the lower eyelids which give a baggy appearance.’
      • ‘All that excess skin has to go somewhere and her eyes were baggy.’
      • ‘Is there a way to eliminate the baggy skin on top of the eyes without surgery?’
      • ‘And finally, when you've woken up after your fantastic sleep, take no notice of my bloodshot, baggy eyes and put on your radio.’
      • ‘His eyes were baggy and colored purple around them, as if he suffered from constant insomnia.’
      • ‘When she came to wake me up with her findings on the third day, her eyes were baggy and it appeared that she had not slept much at all.’
      • ‘Do you want to banish baggy eyes and dark circles around them?’
      • ‘She's youngish, about thirty, but rumpled hair and baggy eyes make her look older and a bit grumpy.’
      • ‘Sometimes you can develop baggy eyes in your 20s before your skin changes.’
      • ‘Not that he himself ever had baggy eyes.’
      • ‘He thanked them each more than once, tears filling his baggy old eyes as he watched the crowd diminish and walk away.’
      • ‘Increasingly this year I have noticed lines and wrinkles and baggy eyes that I haven't been aware of before.’
      • ‘To date, cosmetic surgery is the only way to eliminate baggy eyes syndrome.’
      • ‘The most common treatment for baggy eyes is called blepharoplasty, or simply eyelid surgery.’
      • ‘Groans from a baggy eyed courtroom were cut short when the judge collapsed laughing and muttering incoherently.’
      • ‘Try these simple ways to banish baggy eyes and dark circles.’
      • ‘For some people, puffy or baggy eyes are a hereditary trait, and must be accepted as such.’
      • ‘If your baggy eyes are not getting better, Ask your doctor for advice.’
      • ‘We must be endlessly alert to avoid yellowing teeth, body odours, bad breath, baggy eyes, lank hair, grey hair or body hair.’
      swollen, puffed up, distended, enlarged, full, inflated, dilated, bloated, engorged, bulging
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  • Loose, wide-legged trousers or shorts.

    • ‘Would wearing baggies be totally inappropriate on a $2000 road bike?’
    • ‘Hope you are wearing baggies over them shorts, Rusty!!’
    • ‘Wearing baggies and doing big drops (as an example) doesn't limit your riding.’
    • ‘Then again, I'm on a hybrid bike wearing baggies and a visored helmet; they must not think of me as part of the club or something.’
    • ‘And these baggies are more baggy than the baggies that I posted in that other thread.’
    • ‘Are you in less danger wearing baggies because the drivers give you more room on the road when you wear them instead of lycra?’
    • ‘I don't mind being seen on the bike with lycra, but if I pop into the shop or a pub I prefer to be wearing baggies!’
    • ‘I never went as far as doing make up or anything like that, I just wore baggies and hoodies (still do actually, but without degrading myself with make up).’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘If I'm not wearing baggies I'll put on a jersey for its pockets.’
    • ‘I've been to quite a few cross country races and I can typically count the number of racers wearing baggies on one hand.’
    • ‘Young men sport baggies low on their hips, exposing Calvin Klein boxers and a line of hair.’
    • ‘I actually wore baggies last night (which only happens about once a year when I either go mad or all my lycra is in the wash).’
    • ‘However, older kids will be happier wearing baggies - or at least summer shorts over the top.’
    • ‘But if wearing baggies to a group road ride is like wearing spandex to a downhill race, then I'll pass.’