double-bagger

n
American
a hideous or repellent person. A phrase from the vocabulary of Valley Girls and other American teenagers from the mid-1970s, probably originating in earlier surfers' slang. The image evoked is of a person who must wear a bag over their head - and provide one for the onlooker too, or alternatively wear two bags. The expression, in this humorous usage, was first borrowed from the language of base-ball, where it describes a hit which allows the hitter to advance two bases or 'bags'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Double\ Bagger — A member of the opposite sex with an attractive body but a face so ugly that one should put a bag over one s own head just in case the bag on the other person s head should fall off. Guy 1: Suzie has a terrific; but, good God, what an ugly face.… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • double bagger — Noun. An ugly woman. So called because two bags would be needed to avoid having to see her during sex, one to cover her head, and one to cover ones own should her bag accidentally come off or rip …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bagger — n American an ugly, repellent person. The term is a shortening of double bagger and, like that phrase, was in use among adolescent and pubescent speakers in the 1990s …   Contemporary slang

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  • Ten bagger — is an investment term coined by Peter Lynch. This refers to an investment which is worth ten times its original purchase price, and comes from baseball where bags or bases that a runner reaches are the measure of the success of a play. A two… …   Wikipedia

  • two-bagger — noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base he hit a double to deep centerfield • Syn: ↑double, ↑two base hit, ↑two baser • Derivationally related forms: ↑double (for: ↑doub …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-bagger — noun a) A double (a two base hit). Jones got a two bagger in the first. b) An extremely unattractive person (usually female), the insinuation being that one bag covering her face would not be adequate. Within this joke, the second bag is often… …   Wiktionary

  • line double — noun a double resulting from a line drive (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑line drive double • Hypernyms: ↑double, ↑two base hit, ↑two bagger, ↑two baser …   Useful english dictionary

  • line-drive double — noun a double resulting from a line drive • Syn: ↑line double • Hypernyms: ↑double, ↑two base hit, ↑two bagger, ↑two baser …   Useful english dictionary

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