AskDefine | Define sagging

Dictionary Definition

sag n : a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat" [syn: droop]


1 droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness [syn: droop, swag, flag]
2 cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably" [syn: sag down] [also: sagging, sagged]sagging adj : hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness) [syn: drooping, droopy]sagging See sag

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. present participle of sag

Extensive Definition

Sagging is a form of the verb to sag 'to drop, to droop'; used as a substantivated adjective, it may mean:
  • Sagging (fashion), a fashion trend for wearing pants below the waist to expose one's boxers, practiced by males
  • Sagging (Naval), the stress a ship is put under when it passes over the trough of a wave

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