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Word of the Day 02/24/16 Bogart

Bogart (verb, noun)
bogart [boh-gahrt] (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang.


verb (used with object)
1. to take an unfair share of (something); keep for oneself instead of sharing: Are you gonna bogart that joint all night?
2. to bully or force: He just bogarted his way into the elevator!

verb (used without object)
3. to act or move in a tough or aggressive way: That big guy doesn't ask--he just bogarts.

noun
4. a person who hogs or monopolizes something.
5. a person who acts in a tough or aggressive way.

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Origin: 1965-70; in reference to Humphrey Bogart's typical movie role, a tough character with a cigarette

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