Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably


[foh-ger-tee] /ˈfoʊ gər ti/
Anne, 1919–80, U.S. fashion designer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Fogarty
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Finally we caught sight of Fogarty galloping around the saloon tables and yelling like a Comanche Indian.

    A Ball Player's Career Adrian C. Anson
  • He was sent to replace Fogarty, who broke his leg, just about the time the other troops came.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • The whole thing, whirling one minute like the globe in Miss Fogarty's geography supply closet—the next minute, whamo!

    The Sloths of Kruvny Vern Fearing
  • Mr. Fogarty brought a gift with him, a half-pint of special whisky.

    Dubliners James Joyce
  • By the way, Fogarty, how long ago did you discover the body?

    With Links of Steel Nicholas Carter
  • Mr. Fogarty, sitting on a small area of the chair, was specially interested.

    Dubliners James Joyce
  • "As the poet says: Great minds are very near to madness," said Mr. Fogarty.

    Dubliners James Joyce
  • The children dislike Fogarty, and his barn is an eyesore to them.

    Stories of Invention Edward E. Hale
  • Dr. Fogarty withdrew, the other doctor motioned Merton to a chair on the opposite side of the table.

    The Disentanglers Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for Fogarty


Carl (George). born 1965, British racing motorcyclist; Superbike world champion 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Fogarty

surname, from Old Irish fogartach "banished."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Fogarty

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Fogarty

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for fogarty