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verb     bag pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebagging
past tensebagged
past participlebagged
  1. 1
    [transitive] to put things into bags
  2. 2
    [transitive] informal to get something before other people take it

    I managed to bag a table by the window for us.

  3. 3
    [transitive] informal to catch and kill an animal that you are hunting
  4. 4
    [intransitive] if clothes bag, they become stretched and look wide
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