bog art


[boh-gahrt] (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang.
verb (used with object)
to take an unfair share of (something); keep for oneself instead of sharing: Are you gonna bogart that joint all night?
to bully or force: He just bogarted his way into the elevator!
verb (used without object)
to act or move in a tough or aggressive way: That big guy doesn't ask--he just bogarts.
a person who hogs or monopolizes something.
a person who acts in a tough or aggressive way.
Also, bogard [boh-gahrd] .

1965–70; in reference to Humphrey Bogart's typical movie role, a tough character with a cigarette Unabridged


Humphrey (DeForest) ("Bogie"or"Bogey") 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor. Unabridged
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bogart (ˈbəʊɡɑːt)
slang (tr) to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly
[C20: after Humphrey Bogart, on account of his alleged greed for marijuana]

Bogart (ˈbəʊɡɑːt)
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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Word Origin & History

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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bogart definition

[ˈbogɑrt] and [ˈbogɑrd]
and bogard
  1. in.
    to monopolize a communal marijuana cigarette; to hold a communal marijuana cigarette so long—Bogart style—that one drools on it. (From Humphrey Bogart, the screen actor.) : Stop bogarding and take a hit!
  2. in.
    to stall. : The lawyer for the other side is bogarding, and it will take weeks to get it settled.
  3. in.
    to act in a tough manner like Humphrey Bogart. : There's nothing funnier than a wimp trying to bogard around.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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