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1. verb To arrest someone. After trying to bag these guys for months, we were finally able to bring them into the station tonight.
2. verb To get or obtain something. Hey, when you go to that event, be sure to bag some cupcakes for us!
3. verb In medicine, to use a respirator bag to administer oxygen to a patient who cannot breathe on their own. OK, she's not breathing, so get over here and bag her!
4. verb To die. If you don't call 9-1-1 right now, this guy's going to bag!
5. noun Something that one enjoys. I feel so uncomfortable in a club like this—dancing just isn't my bag.
6. noun An extremely unpleasant woman. Oh, I don't listen to anything the old bag next door has to say anymore.
7. noun A quantity of drugs. How much does a bag of pot cost these days?
rude slang To move quickly. Come on, let's go! We need to bag ass if we're going to get there on time.
bag ass out of (somewhere)
rude slang To move quickly. Come on, let's go! We need to bag ass out of here before the cops show up.
bag on (one)
1. To judge or criticize one. Why are you bagging on me? I didn't do anything wrong! If my friends see me with this stupid haircut, they'll bag on me for months!
2. To tease one. Ugh, my brothers always bag on me when my mom's not around. It's so annoying.
1. To quit, escape from, or abandon some activity or pursuit. Often followed by "of something." The government is being criticized for bagging out of the trade agreement. We decided to bag out after realizing how risky the business venture might be.
2. To criticize or berate someone in a harsh, forceful manner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bag" and "out." The teacher bagged me out in front of the whole class for being late. It's so awkward the way she bags out her husband like that whenever we all get together.
bag some rays
To spend time in sunlight, often by sunbathing. I love laying on the beach and bagging some rays. Now that it's sunny again after so many rainy days, we should get out and bag some rays.
1. verb To pack one's own food (e.g., in a brown paper bag), especially lunch, usually for work or school. People who brown bag it each day eat healthier foods than those who go out for lunch.
2. noun Such a lunch. Aw man, I forgot my brown bag, so I'll have to buy lunch after all.
3. adjective Describing a gathering in which people bring their own bag lunches. The phrase can be hyphenated in this usage. Can we go out to a restaurant for a change? I'm sick of these brown-bag meetings.
1. To pack one's own food (e.g., in a brown paper bag), especially lunch, usually for work or school. People who brown bag it each day eat healthier foods than those who go out for lunch.
2. vulgar slang, hypothetical To cover someone's head (e.g. with a brown paper bag) while having sex with them because one thinks they are ugly. Typically said of women. Dude, you're gonna have to brown-bag it if you take that chick home with you—yikes!
Packing one's own food (e.g., in a brown paper bag), especially lunch, usually for work or school. Ever since I started brown-bagging it, I've been eating much healthier foods than when I used to go out for lunch.
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1. tv. to capture and arrest someone. (see also bagged. Underworld.) They bagged the robber with the loot still on him.
2. n. an ugly woman. (Rude and derogatory.) Tell the old bag to mind her own business.
3. n. one’s preference; something suited to one’s preference. That kind of stuff is so not my bag!
4. tv. to obtain something. I’ll try to bag a couple of tickets for you.
5. n. a container of drugs. (Drugs. Not necessarily a real bag.) Two bags of H. for two dimes?
6. in. to die. The guy was coughing so hard that I thought he was going to bag right there.
7. tv. to apply a respirator to someone. (Medical. The respirator has a bag attached to hold air.) Quick, bag him before he boxes.
bag some raysverb
See catch some rays
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.