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.
(transitive) (slang) to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly
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)
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
a village in N central Turkey: site of the ancient Hittite city of Hattusas.
Humphrey (DeForest) (“Bogie”or”Bogey”) 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor. Contemporary Examples Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words Marlow Stern May 26, 2014 Sam Rockwell on ‘The Way, Way Back,’ His Troubled Youth & More Marlow Stern July 4, 2013 The Last Film Star Allen Barra February 19, 2011 The Week in Death: […]
a swimming hole. Historical Examples Fairy Tales from the German Forests Margaret Arndt noun (Austral) a natural pool used for swimming