antigodlin

1 of 2

adjective

an·​ti·​god·​lin
¦antə̇¦gädlə̇n,
-gōdˌlēn
variants or antigoglin
-¦gäglə̇n
chiefly Midland
: out of line : askew

antigodlin

2 of 2

adverb

"
variants or antigoglin
"
chiefly Midland
: at angles : crosswise
he went antigodlin across the field

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

anti- entry 1 + -godlin, -goglin, probably variants of goggling, present participle of goggle entry 1 (in the now archaic sense "look obliquely, (of the eyes) take an oblique position")

Adverb

derivative of antigodlin entry 1

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“Antigodlin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antigodlin. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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