[ boh-gahrt ]
/ ˈboʊ gɑrt /
(sometimes initial capital letter)Slang.

verb (used with object)

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!

verb (used without object)

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.
Also bo·gard [boh-gahrd] /ˈboʊ gɑrd/.

Origin of bogart

1965–70; in reference to Humphrey Bogart's typical movie role, a tough character with a cigarette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for bogarted (1 of 2)

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /


(tr) slang to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly

Word Origin for bogart

C20: after Humphrey Bogart, on account of his alleged greed for marijuana

British Dictionary definitions for bogarted (2 of 2)

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /


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)
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