noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Informal.
an agriculture college.
a student at an agricultural college.
is always a great word to know.
So is doohickey. Does it mean:
agricultural. : She spent a year at some aggie college, but didn't like it.
a student of an agricultural (college) training program. (Specifically, Texas A&M) : More and more aggies are going back for their MBAs.
an agricultural futures contract. (Securities markets. Usually plural.) : The March aggies are looking good right now.
an agate marble or a glass imitation of one. : I found the old aggies I played with when I was a kid.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw Hill.
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