Baggy vs Laggy - What's the difference?

baggy | laggy |


As adjectives the difference between baggy and laggy

is that baggy is of clothing, very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body while laggy is having a delayed response to a change in the factors influencing it.

As a noun baggy

is a small plastic bag, as for sandwiches.

baggy

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

(er)
  • Of clothing, very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body.
  • Of or relating to a British music genre of the 1980s and 1990s, influenced by Madchester and psychedelia and associated with baggy clothing.
  • Etymology 2

    Presumably (the plural), presumably a genericization of the brand name .

    Alternative forms

    * baggie

    Noun

    (baggies)
  • A small plastic bag, as for sandwiches.
  • * 2008 March 6, Kristen Hinmen, "News Real: Seeing Red", '' volume 32 number 10, page 10,
  • In an accompanying affidavit, Apazeller reported that Onstott "has entered the kitchen with a handful of cocaine and asked for a plastic baggy ."

    laggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having a delayed response to a change in the factors influencing it.
  • Gasoline prices usually show a laggier response to crude-oil price reduction than to crude-oil price increases.
  • (video games, informal) Tending to lag, or respond slowly because of network latency.
  • I've given up trying to play on that laggy server.