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agog

Syllabification: a·gog
Pronunciation: /əˈɡäɡ
 
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Definition of agog in English:

adjective

[predicative]
Very eager or curious to hear or see something: I’m all agog to see London New York is agog at the gossip
More example sentences
  • By now we were agog to hear what else she had noticed, but they'd had to leave.
  • Ballina is agog with excitement as it waits for the start this coming weekend of what is promised to be one of the best Festival and Arts Weeks ever in the North Mayo capital.
  • Gilz and I sat open mouthed and agog for most of it.
Synonyms
eager, excited, impatient, keen, anxious, avid, in suspense, on tenterhooks, on the edge of one's seat, on pins and needles, waiting with bated breath

Origin

mid 16th century: from Old French en gogues, from en 'in' + the plural of gogue 'fun'.

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