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[ boh-gahrt ]
/ ˈboʊ gɑrt /
(sometimes initial capital letter)Slang.
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Definition of bogart

verb (used with object)
to take an unfair share of (something); keep for oneself instead of sharing: Are you gonna bogart that joint all night?
to bully or force: He just bogarted his way into the elevator!
verb (used without object)
to act or move in a tough or aggressive way: That big guy doesn't ask--he just bogarts.
a person who hogs or monopolizes something.
a person who acts in a tough or aggressive way.
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Also bo·gard [boh-gahrd] /ˈboʊ gɑrd/ .

Origin of bogart

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

Other definitions for bogart (2 of 2)

[ boh-gahrt ]
/ ˈboʊ gɑrt /

Humphrey (DeForest) "Bogie" or "Bogey", 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

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British Dictionary definitions for bogart (1 of 2)

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /

(tr) slang to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly

Word Origin for bogart

C20: after Humphrey Bogart, on account of his alleged greed for marijuana

British Dictionary definitions for bogart (2 of 2)

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /

Humphrey (DeForest). nicknamed Bogie . 1899–1957, US film actor: his films include High Sierra (1941), Casablanca (1942), The Big Sleep (1946), The African Queen (1951), and The Caine Mutiny (1954)
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