- 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.
Origin of bogart
Examples from the Web for bogard
Bogard returned from his second expedition, with one prisoner only, whom he also thrust into prison.
And Mr. Bogard had come to you as assistant sales manager, to find out the minimum, let us say, of the down payment?
By Bogard, Mr. Bogard brought the man to my office and I'm sitting like you are and he brought him to the door.
And your recollection at the moment is that Bogard was seeking to interest him in a Comet?
And a remark made by Mr. Bogard that the customer, whoever he was, had been taken for a demonstration ride by Bogard?
- (tr) 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)
Word Origin and History for bogard
1969, "to keep a joint in your mouth," dangling from the lip like Humphrey Bogart's cigarette in the old movies, instead of passing it on. First attested in "Easy Rider." The word was also used 1960s with notions of "get something by intimidation, be a tough guy" (again with reference to the actor and the characters he typically played). In old drinking slang, Captain Cork was "a man slow in passing the bottle."