verb bo·gart \ˈbō-ˌgärt\

Definition of BOGART

transitive verb
:  bully 2
:  to use or consume without sharing

Examples of BOGART

  1. <his friends tried to bogart him into doing the right thing and marrying the girl>

Origin of BOGART

probably from Humphrey Bogart †1957 American film actor
First Known Use: 1966


biographical name Bo·gart \ˈbō-ˌgärt\

Definition of BOGART

Humphrey (DeForest) 1899–1957 Am. actor


Next Word in the Dictionary: bog asphodelPrevious Word in the Dictionary: boganAll Words Near: bogart
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears