follow Dictionary.com

Word of the Day

Friday, May 29, 2015
Definitions for agog
  1. highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.
  2. in a state of eager desire; excitedly.

Learn something
new every day


GET OUR


Thank youfor signing up
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for agog
She was as adventurous, as imaginative, as agog to see the world as he was. But she was not sent to school. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own, 1929
I have to say that if Margaux brings something to the competition that she's embarrassed about, a painting that she is really, truly ashamed of, or one that is actually bad--I will be agog. Sheila Heti, How Should a Person Be?, 2012
Origin of agog
1535-1545
Agog may come from the Middle French en gogues meaning "in jest." It entered English in the mid-1400s.
Get our
Word of the Day
Email
Thanks for signing up!