- a backwater, usually narrow and tranquil.
- any narrow stretch of water.
Origin of bogan
[boh-gan, boh-guh n]
- Louise,1897–1970, U.S. poet.
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Examples from the Web for bogan
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It was the first of the sources of the Bogan we had reached.
Meanwhile an encampment was made on the Canonbar, a tributary of the Bogan.The Australian Explorers
"An' he pretends to be so gory soft an' innocent, too," growled the Bogan.
It struck me that Bogan's face was more the result of free speech than anything else.
"Now, Bogan, yer might as well chuck in somethin," said the Giraffe.
- Canadian (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side streamAlso called: logan, pokelogan
of Algonquian origin
- a fool
- a hooligan
C20: of unknown origin
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