- to one side; awry.
Origin of agee
- James,1909–55, U.S. author, scenarist, and film critic.
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Examples from the Web for agee
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.
Scot and English dialect
- awry, crooked, or ajar
- awry; at an angle
C19: a- ² + gee 1
- 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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