WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•gog•ics (ə goj′iks, ə gō′jiks),USA pronunciation n. (usually used with a sing. v.) [Music.]
- Music and Dancethe theory that accent within a musical phrase can be produced by modifying the duration of certain notes rather than by increasing dynamic stress.
- see agogic accent, -ics 1920–25