Definition of Aga™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɑːɡə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːɡə//
(British English)
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a type of British cooker/stove made of solid iron that is also used for heating. Aga saga is a humorous name for a novel about the lives of British middle-class women, because Agas are very popular with this group. Word Origin1930s: from the Swedish name (Svenskaa) A(ktiebolaget) Ga(sackumulator) ‘Swedish Gas Accumulator Company’, the original manufacturer.