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doggo

[daw-goh, dog-oh] /ˈdɔ goʊ, ˈdɒg oʊ/
adverb
1.
Informal. in concealment; out of sight.
Idioms
2.
lie doggo, British Slang. to keep out of sight; hide:
Lie doggo until the excitement blows over.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; apparently dog + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for lie doggo

doggo

/ˈdɒɡəʊ/
adverb
1.
(Brit, informal) in hiding and keeping quiet (esp in the phrase lie doggo)
Word Origin
C19: probably from dog
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Slang definitions & phrases for lie doggo

lie doggo

verb phrase

To stay in hiding; secrete oneself; lay low •Chiefly British: You better lie doggo a while till it blows over

[1893+; probably fr the silent and unobtrusive behavior of a hunting or herding dog when stalking]


doggo

adjective

In hiding; quiet and unobtrusive; low-profile: Hamilton, lying doggo since killing the Chicago detective/ Even doggo prospects like anthropologists and landscape architects, we learn, are still in demand (1893+ British)

Related Terms

lie doggo


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