Baggy clothes are loose-fitting. Sometimes kids wear their pants so baggy that their legs look like toothpicks in a lunch bag. It’s easy to hide in baggy clothes, and they’re usually really comfy.

The adjective baggy describes oversized or roomy clothes. A baggy t-shirt and ripped-up pants probably isn't the ideal outfit for a job interview. You can also talk about baggy skin — you might say that your friend's baggy eyes betray the fact that he stayed up late finishing his English paper. Baggy comes from bag, with its Old Norse root, baggi.

Definitions of baggy

adj not fitting closely; hanging loosely

baggy trousers”
loose-fitting, sloppy
not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting

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