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dag +‎ -y


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdæɡi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æɡi


daggy (comparative daggier or more daggy, superlative daggiest or most daggy)

  1. (Australian slang) Uncool, unfashionable, but comfortably so.
    • 2006, Debra Byrne, Not Quite Ripe: A Memoir[1], page 49:
      We wore hippie clothes, looking more daggy than cool.
    • 2008, Bella Vendramini, Biting the Big Apple: A Memoir of Life, Love (okay and Sex) in New York City, unnumbered page,
      I began to feel even more daggy when Bianca swanned me around to meet her sexy, skinny and beautiful friends.
    • 2011, Joanne Van Os, The Secret of the Lonely Isles[2], page 1:
      The daggiest house in the Bay, that was how people talked about the Isherwood House.
    • 2011, Chris Buch, Hello Sunshine: A Blitz Kid's Journey to the Sunshine State[3], page 288:
      Actually this wasn′t too bad as a jazz venue, being in the daggiest pub in the daggiest part of Capalaba which, in 2004 was still a pretty daggy suburb.