Adjective "agin" definition and examples

(Agin may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈɡɪn/

Definitions and examples

preposition

  1. 'But a myth's grown up, and has grown up particularly in the 20th century (it probably dates right back to the Enlightenment), that the poet's agin the state, he's agin whatever it is that seems to hold everything together.'
  2. 'It's the whole ‘you either wit us or agin us’ mentality.'

More definitions

1. against; opposed to.

More examples(as adjective)

"prices can be agin."

Origin

Early 19th century: variant of the obsolete preposition again, with the same meaning.