bagging bagging  /ˈbæ ɡɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a flexible container with a single opening
  2. (n) the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
  3. (n) a place that the runner must touch before scoring
  4. (n) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  5. (n) the quantity that a bag will hold
  6. (n) a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
  7. (n) an ugly or ill-tempered woman
  8. (n) mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
  9. (n) an activity that you like or at which you are superior
  10. (v) capture or kill, as in hunting
  11. (v) hang loosely, like an empty bag
  12. (v) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  13. (v) take unlawfully
  14. (v) put into a bag
  15. (n) coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. DiBenedetto, after finally bagging his quarry, will watch Einhorn disappear into the Impressionist painting in which he has lived for the past four years.
  2. The earmark explosion a 1,200% increase since the 1991 bill was a symptom of this mindless goodie-bagging.
  3. Palin, who hunts, fishes, and says her favorite food is moose, fits into this community snugly, in a way that many carpet-bagging national politicians can only dream of.

News

  1. Mack’s Prairie Wings Looks Ahead to the 2013 Deer Season with Their Vast Assortment of Archery Gear and Trail Cameras

    Hunters focused on bagging that monster buck this fall may enhance their chances with archery gear and trail cameras from MPW. Making the shot is only half the battle, but it becomes easier with solid preparation and top of the line gear from Mack’s. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/archery-equipment/macks-prairie-wings/prweb10828655.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. BONSIGNORE: Clippers could end up getting Doc Rivers to coach Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

    Three days in Mexico and I return home to learn the Clippers are on the verge of bagging arguably the best coach in the NBA, a future Hall of Famer with enough juice in his legs to assist Chris Paul and Blake Griffin in a title run and also bring home one of the greatest players ever produced by Los Angeles.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Pasadena Star-News

  3. VINCENT BONSIGNORE: Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett would be huge coup for Clippers

    Three days in Mexico and I return home to learn the Clippers are on the verge of bagging arguably the best coach in the NBA, a future Hall of Famer with enough juice in his legs to assist Chris Paul and Blake Griffin in a title run and also bring home one of the greatest players ever produced by Los Angeles.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

Quotes

  1. "We are Australians and basically with our mates, we don't go around bagging them for the convenience of headlines and being sort of cheap-skate popular politicians," said Downer.
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Alexander Downer Source: Reuters.uk

  2. Monday night, Olbermann described Brown as "an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex-nude model, tea-bagging supporter of violence against women and against politicians with whom he disagrees."
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Keith Olbermann Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  3. "The confidence have come from the wins so far but this is three or four steps up from those other Tests in quality," Tuqiri said. "Not bagging the other teams but this is the World Champions (we are up against) and the new ELVs are something...
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Lote Tuqiri Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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