Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

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.

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

See more synonyms on

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

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment