Definition of ajee in English:

ajee

(also agee)

adverb

Irish English, English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • 1Of a door, gate, or window: so as to be slightly or partially open; ajar.

  • 2So as to be askew, awry, or crooked; in a confused or mixed-up state; astray.

adjective

Irish English, English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • 1Of a door, gate, or window: slightly or partially open; ajar.

  • 2Askew, awry, crooked; that is in a confused or mixed-up state.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in ‘Jacob Curate’ (fl. 1692–1708) (real name Gilbert Crokatt and John Monro). Either from a + jee (although the noun is first attested later), or from a- + jee. Perhaps compare earlier ajar.

Pronunciation

ajee

/əˈdʒiː/