adverb(in phrase lie doggo) informal
Remain motionless and quiet to escape detection: a dozen officers had been lying doggo for hours
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of doggo in:
- The US English dictionary