Meaning of bagsy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbaɡzi/

verbverb bagsies, verb bagsying, verb bagsied

[with object] informal British
  • Succeed in securing (something) for oneself.

    • ‘I'd managed to bagsy the front seat’
    • ‘I'd managed to 'bagsy' the front seat!’
    • ‘Mine's a pint of vodka, and bagsy the first ambulance.’
    • ‘Up against the wall with the lot of them, and bagsy first go on the machinegun.’
    • ‘This isn't the first time Louis has attempted to bagsy this particular badge.’
    • ‘I'm thinking of bunk beds and bagsy the top one!’
    • ‘And then the people who didn't have the foresight to bagsy a place arrive late and insist in guilt-stricken tones than everyone must move up and be squashed for them.’


1970s representing a pronunciation of bags I (see bag (sense 5 of the verb)).