Definition of agonothetic in US English:

agonothetic

adjective

  • Of or relating to an agonothete.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From classical Latin agōnotheticus of, or connected with, a superintendent of public games (attested in an inscription) from Hellenistic Greek ἀγωνοθετικός from ancient Greek ἀγωνοθέτης + -ικός.

Pronunciation

agonothetic

/əˌɡəʊnəˈθɛtɪk/