bogie

1
[ boh-gee ]
/ ˈboʊ gi /

noun

Automotive. (on a truck) a rear-wheel assembly composed of four wheels on two axles, either or both driving axles, so mounted as to support the rear of the truck body jointly.
Railroads. (in Britain) a truck that rotates about a central pivot under a locomotive or car.
British.
  1. any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
  2. truck1(def 4).
Also bogey, bogy.

Origin of bogie

1
First recorded in 1810–20; origin uncertain

Definition for bogie (2 of 5)

bogie

2
[ boh-gee, boo g-ee, boo-gee ]
/ ˈboʊ gi, ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi /

noun

Definition for bogie (3 of 5)

bogie

3
[ boh-gee ]
/ ˈboʊ gi /

noun Military.

Definition for bogie (4 of 5)

bogy

1

or bogie

[ boh-gee; for 1, 2 also boo g-ee, boo-gee ]
/ ˈboʊ gi; for 1, 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi /

noun, plural bo·gies.

a hobgoblin; evil spirit.
anything that haunts, frightens, annoys, or harasses.
something that functions as a real or imagined barrier that must be overcome, bettered, etc.: Fear is the major bogy of novice mountain climbers. A speed of 40 knots is a bogy for motorboats.
Military. bogey1(def 3).
Also bo·gey (for defs 1–3).

Origin of bogy

1
1830–40; bog, variant of bug2 (noun) + -y2

Definition for bogie (5 of 5)

Bogart

[ boh-gahrt ]
/ ˈboʊ gɑrt /

noun

Humphrey (DeForest)BogieorBogey, 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor.
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British Dictionary definitions for bogie (1 of 5)

bogie

1

bogy

/ (ˈbəʊɡɪ) /

noun

an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
mainly British a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc
a Scot word for soapbox (def. 3)

Word Origin for bogie

C19: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for bogie (2 of 5)

bogie

2
/ (ˈbəʊɡɪ) /

noun

a variant spelling of bogey 2

British Dictionary definitions for bogie (3 of 5)

bogart

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /

verb

(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 bogie (4 of 5)

Bogart

/ (ˈbəʊɡɑːt) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for bogie (5 of 5)

bogy

/ (ˈbəʊɡɪ) /

noun plural -gies

a variant spelling of bogey 1, bogie 1
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