cloth for making bags; sacking
Material used for making bags.
- Present participle of bag.
- The act of putting anything into a bag.
- Cloth or other material for bags.
- baggings used to cover cotton bales
Variant of bag
- a nonrigid container made of fabric, paper, leather, etc., with an opening at the top that can be closed; sack or pouch
- a piece of hand luggage; suitcase
- a woman's handbag or purse
- a container for game
- the amount of game caught or killed
- a bagful
- anything shaped like a bag
- any thing or part shaped or bulging like a bag: bags under the eyes, bags at trouser knees
- an udder or similar pouchlike membrane or sac
- Brit., Informal trousers
- ☆ Slang one's special sphere of interest, milieu, talent, obsession, etc.
Origin of bag< baggage, sense Slang an unattractive woman
- Baseball a base
Origin of bagMiddle English bagge ; from Old Norse baggi
transitive verbbagged, bagging
- to make bulge
- to enclose within a bag
- to seize; capture
- to kill in or as in hunting
- Slang to obtain or collect
- Slang to quit, forgo, or give up on: I bagged retail for a sales jobalso in the phrase bag it!
- to swell like a full bag
- to hang loosely
bag and baggageInformal
- with all one's possessions
- completely; entirely
be left holding the bag
Informal to be left to suffer the bad consequences or the blame
in the bag
- ☆ Slang having its success assured; certain
- ☆ Slang drunk; intoxicated