triple-bagger

triple-bagger
1. AND triple n. a hit in baseball that gets the batter to third base.
Wilbur connected for another triple-bagger in the fifth.
It’s a triple for Wilbur!
2. n. a person whose ugly face is so frightful that three bags are required to conceal it. (Crude. See also double-bagger; coyote-ugly.)
That guy is just a triple-bagger.
He’s worse than a triple-bagger—if that’s possible.

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  • coyote-ugly — [“kaiot “agli OR “kaioti “agli] mod. extremely ugly (Crude, cruel, and potentially offensive. Said of people. See also double bagger; triple bagger. Supposedly, if one woke up and found one’s arm around a coyote ugly person, one would chew off… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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