- any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
- truck1(def 4).
Origin of bogie1
noun, plural bo·gies.
Origin of bogy1
Examples from the Web for bogie
Contemporary Examples of bogie
“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
March 8, 2014
Historical Examples of bogie
None, except that the menace of the Suzette bogie may be lifted.Man and Maid
"Bogie" rose from the hearth-rug, wagged his tail, and made his exit.
Little Bogie, the fox-terrier, was the only dog we had with us in town, and Bogie hated London.J. Cole
It is a bogie with which to frighten the people who demand reform in the currency of this country.Money
John P. Jones
The engine, tender, water tank, and bogie car ran off the track.Through South Africa
Henry M. Stanley
Word Origin for bogie
Word Origin for bogart
noun plural -gies
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."