doggo

adverb
dog·​go | \ ˈdȯ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce doggo (audio) \

Definition of doggo

informal
: in hiding to avoid notice or detection used chiefly in the phrase lie doggoLucan said that he would "lie doggo for a bit", and nothing has been heard of him in the past thirteen years.— Julian Symons… nuclear submarines can lie doggo for months on the ocean bed until the designated target comes within reach.— Alain Jacob

First Known Use of doggo

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for doggo

probably from dog entry 1

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Last Updated

27 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Doggo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doggo. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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