Definition of agin in English:

agin

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Pronunciation: /əˈɡɪn
 
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preposition

Dialect form of against.
More example sentences
  • This seems to have resulted in a straight two to one win for the opposers - 15,000 comments agin, 7,500 for.
  • 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.
  • Now watch and I'll show you the story of life. These fingers, dear hearts, is always a-warrin’ and a-tuggin ’, one agin the other.

Origin

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

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