See also: aggie



Etymology 1Edit

Diminutive of Agnes or Agatha, +‎ -ie.

Proper nounEdit


  1. A diminutive of the female given names Agnes or Agatha.
    • 1876 Annie Howells Fréchette, Reuben Dale, Galaxy, W.C. and F.P.Church, 1876, page 394
      "Why do you call Mrs. Stone Aggie? Agnes is such a beautiful name, it is a shame to nick it in that way." Then, quickly regretting his impatience, he added, "You would not have been jealous, would you, Jenny?"

Etymology 2Edit

A diminutive shortening of agricultural, from the names of any of several land-grant colleges in the US.


Aggie (plural Aggies)

  1. (US) An agricultural school, such as one of the state land-grant colleges esp. one with the phrase "Agricultural & Mechanical" in its name
  2. (US) A student or alumnus of such a school esp. a student or alumnus of Texas A&M University
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Proper nounEdit


  1. a diminutive of the female given name Agnes, equivalent to English Aggie

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