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What is ‘bagets’ in English?

March 21, 2012

‘Bagets’ is a Tagalog Slang word. This means ‘young, teenager’, instead of using ‘dalaga and binata’, adults using ‘bagets’ because it sounds cool and teenagers in the Philippines love this word.

Tagalog Synonyms: bata, dalaga, binata
aktor na bagets / bagets na aktora young actor


‘Bagets na bagets’ means so young, moms and dads also love to be called as bagets because they will feel that they are still young specially when they are wearing teenage fashion dresses or attire. ‘Batang-bata’ has the same meaning with ‘bagets na bagets’.

‘Bagets na baget si tatay.’ – means ‘dad looks young’
‘Parang bagets lang.’ – means ‘look like a teenager’
‘Bagets pa si nanay.’ – means ‘mom is still young’
‘Bagets pa ako no.’means ‘I’m still young.’
‘Bagets na bagets kung manumit.’ –means ‘dressing like a teenager’


Example Sentences:

  • Bagets pa ako. – I’m still young.
  • Ang gwapo ng bagets. – A young man is handsome.
  • Maraming bagets sa daan.There are many teenagers on the streets.
  • Mukha siyang bagets. – He/she looks young.

Other Examples:

  • Bagets pa ba ako? – Am still young?
  • Mukha ba akong bagets? – Do I look young?
  • Kumusta si bagets? – How’s your son/daughter?
  • Nakatulog na si bagets? – Did the child already sleep?

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