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."
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!
in. to stall. : The lawyer for the other side is bogarding, and it will take weeks to get it settled.
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.
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