agin

[uh-gin]

preposition Dialect.

against; opposed to.

Nearby words

  1. agi,
  2. agilawood,
  3. agile,
  4. agilely,
  5. agility,
  6. agincourt,
  7. aging,
  8. aginner,
  9. agio,
  10. agiotage

Origin of agin

First recorded in 1815–25; see origin at again

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British Dictionary definitions for agin

agin

preposition

an informal, facetious, or dialect word for against

Word Origin for agin

C19: from obsolete again against

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