- any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
- truck1(def 4).
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noun, plural bo·gies.
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“As I glanced at Bogie, I saw tears streaming down his face—his ‘I do’ was strong and clear, though,” wrote Bacall.
Always in the wee small hours when it seemed to Bogie and me that the world was ours—that we were the world.
Bogie and Bacall purchased a $160,000 mansion in Holmby Hills, a posh enclave in Los Angeles, and played house.
In addition to her stellar body of work, she will always be remembered for being the no-nonsense half of Bogie and Bacall.
Because, as Harold says, "If I hadn't got that squared away with Bogie, I don't think I would have ever been the same."The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At seed time, the farmer asks the Bogie what part of the crop he will have, "tops or bottoms."
A little flower-vase I valued very much had been broken by Bogie romping with one of my nieces, and knocking it down.J. Cole|Emma Gellibrand
This bogie, phantom, bugbear, is a supposed influence called "Reaction."
"The Bogie Men" has as its underlying situation an amusing misunderstanding of two chimney-sweeps.Magic|G.K. Chesterton
He has carried it to such a fine point that he is able to spend three afternoons a week with Col. Bogie.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
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Word Origin and History for bogie
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."