Definition of doggo in English:


Syllabification: dog·go
Pronunciation: /ˈdôgō


(in phrase lie doggo) • informal
  • Remain motionless and quiet to escape detection: a dozen officers had been lying doggo for hours
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    • Vets come home and the wars come with them, lying doggo sometimes for years, then popping up at the most inconvenient of times.
    • I think he was lying doggo until the old one popped his clogs.
    • Despite their numbers and their refusal to lie doggo in the face of the security cordon, there was no repetition of the riots that brought Seattle to a standstill just over a year ago.


late 19th century: of obscure origin; apparently from dog + -o.

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