Chiefly Upper Southern US
- Opposed to: I'm agin him.
- Next to; beside; near.
- By or before (a specified time): “I'll be there agin daylight” (North Carolina informant in DARE).
By the time that.
Origin of aginRegional variant of against.
- (colloquial or now often humorous) Alternative form of again.
- (colloquial or now often humorous) Alternative form of against.