- nBritish1.(a devotee of) the Manchester music scene of the early 1990s. The so-called 'baggy scene' probably took its name from the very loose clothing affected by devotees of rave, acid house and indie subcultures.For a while we were really into baggy.2.an unfashionable, unattractive individual. In this pejorative sense the word, recorded among students and young adults since the later 1990s to refer to a supposed frump or drabbie, is either an elaboration of the colloquial '(old) bag', influenced by the homely images ofbaggy cardigans and tweeds, or possibly by bag lady.
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Baggy — was a British dance oriented music genre popular in the early 1990s.The scene was extremely influenced by Madchester, although the scene was not geographically confined to Manchester. Many Madchester bands could also be described as Baggy, and… … Wikipedia
Baggy — Bag gy, a. Resembling a bag; loose or puffed out, or pendent, like a bag; flabby; as, baggy trousers; baggy cheeks. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
baggy — (adj.) puffed out, hanging loosely, 1831, from BAG (Cf. bag) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Bagging in this sense is from 1590s. Baggie as a small protective plastic bag is from 1969. Baggies baggy shorts is from 1962, surfer slang. Related: Baggily; bagginess … Etymology dictionary
baggy — [bag′ē] adj. baggier, baggiest 1. puffed out in a baglike way 2. hanging loosely [baggy trousers] baggily adv. bagginess n … English World dictionary
baggy — index full Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
baggy — [adj] drooping billowing, bulging, droopy, flabby, floppy, ill fitting, loose, oversize, roomy, sagging, slack, unshapely; concepts 486,490 Ant. firm, fitting, tight … New thesaurus
Baggy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Baggy Elvy est un bassiste du groupe punk The Anti Nowhere League. La musique baggy est un des courants musicaux dérivés de la pop indépendante anglaise… … Wikipédia en Français
Baggy — extrem tiefe Hose Mit Baggy Pants (baggy engl.: sackartig, ausgebeult) oder häufig auch Saggy Pants (saggy engl.: absinkend, herunter hängend) werden besonders weite Hosen bezeichnet, deren Bund meist weit unterhalb der Hüfte getragen wird … Deutsch Wikipedia
baggy — UK [ˈbæɡɪ] / US adjective Word forms baggy : adjective baggy comparative baggier superlative baggiest baggy clothes are very loose on your body … English dictionary
baggy — adjective (baggier; est) Date: 1831 1. loose, puffed out, or hanging like a bag < baggy trousers > 2. loosely constructed and inflated with inessential elements < a baggy novel > • baggily a … New Collegiate Dictionary