Share this entry

Share this page

stog

Syllabification: stog
Pronunciation: /stäɡ
 
/

Definition of stog in English:

verb

(be stogged) dialect or US
Be stuck or bogged down: people are stogged in their misery
More example sentences
  • Crisp filo pastry stogged full of deliciously sweet figs, encased in a lovely almond batter.
  • Then it would clear out a bit only to be stogged with thicker and more densely packed ice.
  • Before this I had previously been stogged down in the conviction that a stereo's equalization should always be left flat.

Origin

early 19th century: perhaps symbolic and suggested by stick2 and bog.

Definition of stog in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure