Hogen-Mogen

noun
\ ¦hōgən¦mōgən \
plural -s

Definition of Hogen-Mogen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : a person of consequence or one who affects authority
2 archaic, usually disparaging : hollander collectively : the people of Holland

Hogen-Mogen

adjective
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Definition of Hogen-Mogen (Entry 2 of 2)

1 obsolete
b of liquor : strong
2 archaic, usually disparaging : dutch

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First Known Use of Hogen-Mogen

Noun

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Hogen-Mogen

Noun

probably alteration of Dutch hoogmogend all-powerful

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The first known use of Hogen-Mogen was in 1639

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“Hogen-Mogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hogen-Mogen. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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