baggy vs sloppy what difference

what is difference between baggy and sloppy

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæɡi/
  • Rhymes: -æɡi

Etymology 1

bag +‎ -y

Adjective

baggy (comparative baggier, superlative baggiest)

  1. Of clothing, very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body.
    Synonyms: loose, saggy; see also Thesaurus:loose-fitting
  2. (music) Of or relating to a British music genre of the 1980s and 1990s, influenced by Madchester and psychedelia and associated with baggy clothing.
  3. (figuratively) Of writing, etc.: overwrought; flabby; having too much padding.
Descendants
  • French: baggy
Translations

Noun

baggy (plural baggies)

  1. (Britain) A member of the 1980/90s British music and fashion movement.

Etymology 2

Presumably back-formation from baggies (the plural), presumably a genericization of the brand name Baggies.

Alternative forms

  • baggie

Noun

baggy (plural baggies)

  1. A small plastic bag, as for sandwiches.
    • 2008 March 6, Kristen Hinmen, “News Real: Seeing Red”, Riverfront Times volume 32 number 10, page 10,
      In an accompanying affidavit, Apazeller reported that Onstott “has entered the kitchen with a handful of cocaine and asked for a plastic baggy.”
  2. Such a bag filled with marijuana.

Usage notes

  • In British and Canadian colloquial usage (from at least the early 1980s) this especially applies to small self-sealing sandwich or freezer bags used for illicit purposes.

See also

  • bag

French

Etymology

English baggy

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba.ɡi/

Adjective

baggy (plural baggys)

  1. baggy

Noun

baggy m (plural baggys)

  1. Loose-fitting trousers


English

Etymology

slop +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈslɒpi/
  • Rhymes: -ɒpi

Adjective

sloppy (comparative sloppier, superlative sloppiest)

  1. Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.
    The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!
  2. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
    The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.
  3. Imprecise or loose.
    A sloppy measurement; a sloppy fit!

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:careless

Derived terms

  • sloppiness
  • sloppily
  • sloppy drunk
  • sloppy joe
  • sloppy seconds

Translations

Further reading

  • sloppy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • sloppy in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • polyps

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