2. Adjective. That sinks or droops from wear or its own weight. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Saggy
1. characterized by sagging [adj -GIER, -GIEST]
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Saggy Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Saggy
Literary usage of Saggy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"Sagging down like a Welsh wallet. — THOMAS DEKKER. saggy. saggy, like a paper bag full of sour milk. — REX BEACH. saggy as a sponge full of treacle. ..."
2. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"saggy, adj. said of anything drawn or bent down by weight. ' That gate wants knocking up at the thimbles, it hangs so saggy.' Also, var. of ' sedgy,' reedy, ..."
3. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"That gate wants knocking up at the hinges, it hangs so saggy." EL SALD. Sometimes used in a form which does not admit of definition, and can only be ..."
4. The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: Being by George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane (1841)
"Meigs, with his detachment, crossed the Sound in whale boats, got to saggy Harbour before the break of day, and immediately commenced an attack upon the ..."