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bogie1

[boh-gee] /ˈboʊ gi/
noun
1.
Automotive. (on a truck) a rear-wheel assembly composed of four wheels on two axles, either or both driving axles, so mounted as to support the rear of the truck body jointly.
2.
Railroads. (in Britain) a truck that rotates about a central pivot under a locomotive or car.
3.
British.
  1. any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
  2. truck1 (def 4).
Also, bogey, bogy.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; origin uncertain

bogie2

[boh-gee, boo g-ee, boo-gee] /ˈboʊ gi, ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi/
noun
1.
bogy1 .

bogie3

[boh-gee] /ˈboʊ gi/
noun, Military
1.
bogey1 (def 3).

Bogart

[boh-gahrt] /ˈboʊ gɑrt/
noun
1.
Humphrey (DeForest) ("Bogie"or"Bogey") 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor.
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  • The crane must travel the entire length of runway, returning with the same load over the bogie on the opposite rail.
  • The profile of the bogie vehicle must be configured to replicate the outline of a production vehicle.
  • Two pendulum bogie tests were conducted to determine the range of post wall thickness that could be acceptable.
British Dictionary definitions for bogie

bogey2

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
verb
1.
to bathe or swim
noun
2.
a bathe or swim
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian language

bogie1

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
noun
1.
an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
2.
(mainly Brit) a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc
3.
a Scot word for soapbox (sense 3)
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin

bogie2

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of bogey2

bogart

/ˈbəʊɡɑːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (slang) to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly
Word Origin
C20: after Humphrey Bogart, on account of his alleged greed for marijuana

Bogart

/ˈbəʊɡɑːt/
noun
1.
Humphrey (DeForest). nicknamed Bogie. 1899–1957, US film actor: his films include High Sierra (1941), Casablanca (1942), The Big Sleep (1946), The African Queen (1951), and The Caine Mutiny (1954)
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Contemporary definitions for bogie
verb

to bully someone into giving something up

Examples

He tried to bogart his way in.

Word Origin

probably from Humphrey Bogart, US actor

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Word Origin and History for bogie

bogart

v.

1969, "to keep a joint in your mouth," dangling from the lip like Humphrey Bogart's cigarette in the old movies, instead of passing it on. First attested in "Easy Rider." The word was also used 1960s with notions of "get something by intimidation, be a tough guy" (again with reference to the actor and the characters he typically played). In old drinking slang, Captain Cork was "a man slow in passing the bottle."

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Slang definitions & phrases for bogie

bogey

noun
  1. A police officer (1930s+ Underworld)
  2. An enemy aircraft, esp an attacking fighter plane (WWII Army Air Forces fr British RAF)
  3. A golf score of one stroke over par on a given hole (late 1800s+ British)

[all senses fr bogy or bogey, ''evil spirit, hobgoblin,'' the boogy or boogy-man invoked to frighten children; the golf sense originated in 1890 when Dr Thomas Browne, a naval surgeon, compared his opponent, the ''ground score,'' to the ''Bogey Man'' of a popular song, at any rate, so it is said]


bogart

verb
  1. To behave truculently; get something by intimidation: The little old lady bogarted her way into the grocery line/ some hotshot from Brooklyn trying to Bogart a game from the regulars
  2. (also bogart a joint) To take more than one's share, esp of a marijuana cigarette; hog

[1960s+ Black; fr the tough roles played in films by Humphrey Bogart]


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