Bag meaning

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Bag means to stick out or to droop.

An example of bag is a shirt that is too large and hangs on a person.

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To bag is to succeed when competing.

An example of bag is when a person wins every running event at track and field day.

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(slang) An area of interest or skill.

Cooking is not my bag.

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The definition of bag is a woman who is ugly.

An example of a bag is a woman with warts, greasy hair and missing teeth.

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(baseball) A base.
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An object that resembles a pouch.
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An amount of game taken or legally permitted to be taken.
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Bag is defined as a container that can store items or be used to carry items.

An example of a bag is a suitcase used on a trip.

An example of a bag is Hershey kisses purchased in a plastic sack.

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(nautical) The sagging or bulging part of a sail.
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The amount that a bag can hold.
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(slang) A woman considered ugly or unkempt.
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To put into a bag.

Bag groceries.

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To cause to bulge like a pouch.
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To capture or kill as game.

Bagged six grouse.

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To pack items in a bag.
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To hang loosely.

The pants bag at the knees.

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To swell out; bulge.
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A nonrigid container made of fabric, paper, plastic, leather, etc., typically with an opening at the top that can be closed as by folding the sides; sack or pouch.
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A piece of hand luggage; suitcase.
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A woman's handbag or purse.
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A bagful.
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Anything shaped like a bag.
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Any thing or part shaped or bulging like a bag.

Bags under the eyes, bags at trouser knees.

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An udder or similar pouchlike membrane or sac.
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(brit., informal) Trousers.
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(slang) One's special sphere of interest, milieu, talent, obsession, etc.
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(slang) An unattractive woman.
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(baseball) A base.
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To make bulge.
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To enclose within a bag.
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To seize; capture.
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To kill in or as in hunting.
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(slang) To obtain or collect.
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(slang) To quit, forgo, or give up on.

I bagged retail for a sales job.

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To swell like a full bag.
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To hang loosely.
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(slang) A person characterized, usually figuratively, by (a specified negative quality)
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(informal) A handbag.
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A schoolbag, especially a backpack.
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One’s preference.

Acid House is not my bag: I prefer the more traditional styles of music.

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(derogatory) An ugly woman.
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(baseball) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.

The grounder hit the bag and bounced over the fielder’s head.

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(baseball) First, second, or third base.

He headed back to the bag.

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(preceded by "the") A breathalyzer, so named because it formerly had a plastic bag over the end to measure a set amount of breath.
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(mathematics) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.

If one has a bag of three apples and the letter 'a' is taken to denote 'apple', then such bag could be represented symbolically as {a,a,a}. Note that in an ordinary context, when talking about a bag of apples, one does not care about identifying the individual apples, although one might be interested in distinguishing apples by species, for example, letting 'r' denote 'red apple' and 'g' denote 'green apple', then a bag of three red apples and two green apples could be denoted as {r,r,r,g,g}.

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A sac in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance.

The bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents.

The bag of a cow.

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A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
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The quantity of game bagged in a hunt.
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(slang, vulgar) A scrotum.
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To put into a bag.
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To catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting.

We bagged three deer yesterday.

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To gain possession of something, or to make first claim on something.
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To furnish or load with a bag.
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(slang, African American Vernacular) To bring a woman one met on the street with one.
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(slang, African American Vernacular) To laugh uncontrollably.
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(Australia, slang) To criticise sarcastically.
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(medicine) To provide artificial ventilation with a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator.
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Bag is to move something into a sack.

An example of bag is to put shopping items into a sack.

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bag and baggage
  • With all one's belongings.
  • To a complete degree; entirely.
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(slang) bag it
  • To cease participating in an activity:
    Finally in disgust I told my debating opponent to bag it.
  • To bring along one's lunch, as in a paper bag:
    I don't like cafeteria food, so I always bag it.
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in the bag
  • Assured of a successful outcome; virtually accomplished or won.
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(informal) bag and baggage
  • with all one's possessions
  • completely; entirely
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be left holding the bag
  • to be left to suffer the bad consequences or the blame
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in the bag
  • having its success assured; certain
  • drunk; intoxicated
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of bag

  • Middle English bagge from Old Norse baggi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English bagge, from Old Norse baggi (“bag, pack, satchel, bundle”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰak- (compare Welsh baich (“load, bundle”), Ancient Greek βάσταγμα (bástagma, “load”).

    From Wiktionary