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agog

[ uh-gog ]
/ əˈgɒg /
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adjective

highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.

adverb

in a state of eager desire; excitedly.

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Origin of agog

First recorded in 1535–45; variant of on gog (in phrase set on gog “rouse, stir up”), from Middle French en gogues; see à gogo

Definition for agog (2 of 2)

-agog

variant of -agogue.
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British Dictionary definitions for agog

agog
/ (əˈɡɒɡ) /

adjective

(postpositive) highly impatient, eager, or curious

Word Origin for agog

C15: perhaps from Old French en gogues in merriments, origin unknown
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