or sto·gie


noun, plural sto·gies.

a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar.
a coarse, heavy boot or shoe.

Origin of stogy

1840–50, Americanism; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + -y2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stogy

Historical Examples of stogy

  • An' if this stogy continues t' behave, we'll say no more about the vanishin' leddy.

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath

  • Mr. Tutt took a sip from the tumbler of malt and relit his stogy.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt

    Arthur Train

  • And he remade the bed while X lit a stogy and went back to the smoker.

  • The driver was almost as ancient as the car, a bearded fellow with a stogy stuck between his teeth and a crushed hat on his head.

    Jubilation, U.S.A.

    G. L. Vandenburg

  • "Ye got a raw deal, counselor," remarked Captain Phelan, amiably accepting a stogy.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt

    Arthur Train

British Dictionary definitions for stogy



noun plural -gies

US any long cylindrical inexpensive cigar

Word Origin for stogy

C19: from stoga, short for Conestoga, a town in Pennsylvania
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