aginner

noun

agin·​ner
əˈginə(r)
variants or less commonly agin'er
plural aginners also agin'ers
slang
: one who opposes change
Donald was a saturnine, unrelenting iconoclast, a north-country agin'er from the get-go—about politics, religion, social norms, and what have you.Edward Hoagland, Harper's, October 2000

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aginner was in 1905

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“Aginner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aginner. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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