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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language


sag past tense and past participle sagged, present participle sagging [intransitive]
1 to hang down or bend in the middle, especially because of the weight of something [= droop]:
The branch sagged under the weight of the apples.
The skin around my eyes is starting to sag.
a sagging roof
2 to become weaker or less valuable:
attempts to revive the sagging economy
sag noun [uncountable and countable]
a sag in the mattress

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