antigodlin

[ an-ti-god-lin ]
/ ˌæn tɪˈgɒd lɪn /

adjective Southern and Western U.S.

lopsided or at an angle; out of alignment.
diagonal or cater-cornered.

Nearby words

  1. antigenicity,
  2. antigens,
  3. antigestational drug,
  4. antiglobulin,
  5. antiglobulin test,
  6. antigone,
  7. antigonus i,
  8. antigonus ii,
  9. antigorite,
  10. antigovernment

Also an·ti·gog·lin [an-ti-gog-lin] /ˌæn tɪˈgɒg lɪn/.

Origin of antigodlin

1895–1900; perhaps anti- + gogglin, representing present participle of British dialect goggle to shake, tremble; variant with d perhaps by dissimilation, reinforced by folk etymology as “against God”

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