sag: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sag), [key]
— v., n. sagged, sag•ging,
  1. to sink or bend downward by weight or pressure, esp. in the middle: The roof sags.
  2. to hang down unevenly; droop: Her skirt was sagging.
  3. to droop; hang loosely: His shoulders sagged.
  4. to yield through weakness, lack of effort, or the like: Our spirits began to sag.
  5. to decline, as in price: The stock market sagged today.
    1. (of a hull) to droop at the center or have excessive sheer because of structural weakness. Cf.hog(def. 16).
    2. to be driven to leeward; to make too much leeway.
  1. to cause to sag.
  1. an act or instance of sagging.
  2. the degree of sagging.
  3. a place where anything sags; depression.
  4. a moderate decline in prices.
    1. deflection downward of a hull amidships, due to structural weakness.
    2. leeway (def. 3).


Pronunciation: (sag), [key]
— n.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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