Bogart

[boh-gahrt] /ˈboʊ gɑrt/
noun
1.
Humphrey (DeForest) ("Bogie"or"Bogey") 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor.
British Dictionary definitions for h bogart
bogart (ˈbəʊɡɑːt)
 
vb
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)
 
n
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 and History for h bogart
bogart
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

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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