(countable and uncountable, plural saggings)
- Present participle of sag.
Variant of sag
intransitive verbsagged, sagging
- to sink, bend, or curve, esp. in the middle, from weight or pressure
- to hang down unevenly or loosely
- to lose firmness, strength, or intensity; weaken through weariness, age, etc.; droop: sagging spirits
- to decline in price, value, sales, etc.
- Naut. to drift: to sag to leeward
Origin of sagMiddle English saggen, probably ; from Scandinavian akin to Swedish sacka, Norwegian dialect, dialectal sakka, sagga ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sengw-, to sink
to cause to sag
- the act or an instance of sagging
- the degree or amount of sagging
- ☆ a place of sagging; sunken or depressed place