Definition of Sagging

1. Adjective. Hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness).

Exact synonyms: Drooping, Droopy
Similar to: Lax
Derivative terms: Droop



Definition of Sagging

1. n. A bending or sinking between the ends of a thing, in consequence of its own, or an imposed, weight; an arching downward in the middle, as of a ship after straining. Cf. Hogging.

Definition of Sagging

1. Noun. A manner of wearing pants or shorts below the waist, revealing some or all of the underwear. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of sag) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sagging

1. sag [v] - See also: sag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagging

saggar maker's bottom knocker
saggar maker's bottom knockers
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saggards
saggared
saggaring
saggars
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sagger
saggered
saggering
saggers
saggier
saggiest
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sagging (current term)
saggingly
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saggy trousers
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sagina
saginas
saginate
saginated
saginates
saginating
sagination
saginations

Literary usage of Sagging

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1. Greek Refinements: Studies in Temperamental Architecture by William Henry Goodyear (1912)
"So far as Penrose is concerned, he only suggested a sagging effect under the gables at the ends of a temple as the explanation of the curves. ..."

2. Treatise on the Diseases of Women: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1897)
"This absorption is brought about by the sagging of the pelvic floor, FIG. 64.—Atrophy in the median line, with sagging of the posterior vaginal wall ..."

3. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"To obtain the greatest stress under a sagging. strain, a new moment of inertia ... For sagging the full area above the axis is taken, and iBf the full area ..."

4. The Law of Electricity: A Treatise on the Rules of the Law Relating to by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1891)
"Injuries to Workmen by Reason of "Live" "Wires sagging upon "Dead" Wires.—A jury may infer negligence from the fact that an electric light company has so ..."

5. A Manual of Naval Architecture: For the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1877)
"sagging is the converse case where the middle drops relatively to the ends ; the keel becoming arched downwards, the upper parts of the structure being ..."

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