Bogart



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!
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.
Humphrey (DeForest) (“Bogie”or”Bogey”) 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor.
Contemporary Examples

To Shoot or Not to Shoot Edward Conlon April 13, 2011
Getting a Rise Out of Hef Lloyd Grove January 3, 2011
The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull Mark Jacobson March 7, 2014
The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull Mark Jacobson March 7, 2014
The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull Mark Jacobson March 7, 2014

Historical Examples

Was It Right to Forgive? Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Plane and Plank Oliver Optic
Satanstoe James Fenimore Cooper
President Heber C. Kimball’s Journal Heber C. Kimball
Plane and Plank Oliver Optic

verb
(transitive) (slang) to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly
noun
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)
verb
Examples
Word Origin
v.

To behave truculently; get something by intimidation: The little old lady bogarted her way into the grocery line/ some hotshot from Brooklyn trying to Bogart a game from the regulars
(also bogart a joint) To take more than one’s share, esp of a marijuana cigarette; hog

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