Pronounced: hi-PEA-thruhl, adj

Yesterday’s word

The word antigodlin means

  • out of line; lopsided; out of whack
  • diagonal

The origin is uncertain; it supposedly is used in the American south; as far as I know, I’ve never heard anyone use this word. It is thought to come from anti- (against) plus goggling/goggle (to look obliquely). It may also derive from “against God”.

First usage

This word showed up in the early 1900s.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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