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  • adv. In a loose baggy manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a loose, baggy way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a loose or baggy way.


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  • Sam Raimi's baggily substandard Spider-Man 3, which even the fans agree was a calamitous mess unlike the first two instalments cost $258m and grossed $885m worldwide.

    Mark Kermode: How to make an intelligent blockbuster and not alienate people

  • When Pete returned for further orders, he met the Assistant Engineer at the door of the commissary, baggily draped in a suit of McGraw's clothes, which fitted nowhere except across the shoulders.

    Out of the Primitive

  • His skin hung baggily about him, his legs wobbled, and his cheeks were furrowed by the tears so plentifully called forth by the Badger's moving discourse.

    The Wind in the Willows

  • During the last few sentences Hastings had been walking slowly from his chair to the library door and back, his hands gouged deep into his trouser-pockets, folds of his night-shirt protruding from and falling over the waistband of the trousers, the raincoat hanging baggily from his shoulders.

    No Clue A Mystery Story

  • His gaunt face, however, and his clothes, which hung so baggily over his shrivelled limbs, proclaimed what it was that gave him that senile and decrepit appearance.

    A Study in Scarlet

  • He, too, wore highly pronounced sea clothes of the ornamental kind; and though they fitted him physically, they hung baggily upon his unmarine spirit; giving him the air, as it were, of a broiled quail served on oyster shells.

    Lady Baltimore

  • Mr. Luther Barr's black suit hung on him as baggily as the garments of a cornfield scarecrow and Mr. Luther Barr's sharp features were not improved by a small growth of gray hair; of the kind known as a

    The Boy Aviators in Africa

  • The footballers wear AFL-style tank-tops and shorts, perhaps a little more baggily than their national counterparts.

    The View from Elsewhere

  • The guys’ navy blue pants sit baggily on their hips.


  • a work-bench near the window sat a white-haired man garbed baggily in an old crash coat and trousers.

    The Fortune Hunter


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