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agee

1
or a·jee

[ uh-jee ]

adverb

, British Dialect.
  1. to one side; awry.


Agee

2

[ ey-jee ]

noun

  1. James, 1909–55, U.S. author, scenarist, and film critic.

agee

1

/ əˈdʒiː /

adjective

  1. awry, crooked, or ajar


adverb

  1. awry; at an angle

Agee

2

/ ˈeɪdʒiː /

noun

  1. AgeeJames19091955MUSWRITING: novelistWRITING: poetFILMS AND TV: critic James. 1909–55, US novelist, poet, and film critic. His works include the autobiographical novel A Death in the Family (1957)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of agee1

First recorded in 1790–1800; a- 1 + gee 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of agee1

C19: a- ² + gee 1

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Example Sentences

Agee is founder and president of an Oklahoma-based company called Emerging Fuels Technology, which helped produce jet fuel from carbon dioxide in the air as part of an Air Force demonstration project last August.

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For the project, engineers at a startup called Twelve shipped Agee a tank of carbon monoxide that they had made using atmospheric CO2 and electricity.

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It was edited and published two years later, and won Agee a posthumous Pulitzer Prize in 1958.

A Death in the Family by James Agee When Agee died from a heart attack in 1955, the novel was not quite finished.

Maybe a gentler way to say the same thing is that Agee fails almost completely as a conventional magazine writer.

Coincidentally, Christenberry was born the same year Agee and Evans made their trip to Alabama.

Cotton Tenants may be no masterpiece, but it is an invaluable addition to the Agee shelf.

Il me faut dire que, vraiment, Madame Ralston parait aussi agee quelle lest!

“The best laid schemes of mice and men oft gang agee;” and so it was with the Belgian importations.

Prof. Alva Agee insists that "The country church does not serve the community's needs as the community sees those needs."

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agedAgee, James