bags

bags

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of bags in English

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English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: băgz, IPA(key): /bæɡz/, /bæːɡz/

Etymology 1

Grammatical extension of third-person singular form of bag (make first claim on something).

Alternative forms

  • baggs

Verb

bags (third-person singular simple present bagses, present participle bagsing, simple past and past participle bagsed)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, Ireland) To reserve for oneself.
    • 2006, Jill Golden, Inventing Beatrice, page 81,
      So you were thrilled, and we picked out the mare for Harriet, and you bagsed the black, and I had the chestnut, and we all rode away one day.
    • 2007, Debra Oswald. Getting Air, page 66,
      Mum bagsed being the priestess who got to dangle Stone over the volcano by his ankles.
    • 2008, Kate Dellar-Evans, Best of Friends: The First Thirty Years of the Friendly Street Poets, page 13,
      Battered armchairs and a sofa were bagsed first; they were more comfortable than the school chairs that could get hard.
    • 2009, J. Lodge, Black Mail, page 316,
      ‘Hey, it′s my turn in the front,’ Kalista called as she realised her brother had bagsed the front seat.
Synonyms
  • (US) have dibs on

Etymology 2

Noun

bags

  1. plural of bag
  2. (uncountable) Dark circles under the eyes, caused by lack of sleep, drug addiction etc.

Verb

bags

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bag

Anagrams

  • GBAs, gabs

Danish

Noun

bags c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of bag

Swedish

Noun

bags

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bag

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